Vikas Krishan Yadav Biography:
Vikas Krishan Yadav is an Indian Professional Boxer and he was born on Thursday, February 10, 1992, in Singhwa Khas, Hisar, Haryana, India. His father Krishan Kumar Yadav is a government employee working in the electricity department.
In 2002, at the age of 10, Vikas joined the Bhiwani Boxing Club and after some time, he moved to Pune to train at the Army Sports Institute. In 2007, Vikas won the first international medal by clinching the Gold medal at the World Cadet Boxing Championships in the 48kg category.
And in 2010, he won the gold medal in the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships held in Tehran, Iran. In the same year, he won the bronze medal in the lightweight category at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics, Followed by, he won the gold medal at Asian Games.
In 2011, He won the bronze medal at World Amateur Boxing Championships and in 2012, Vikas participated in the London Olympics but lost in the pre-quarterfinal. Two years later, he won the bronze medal in the middleweight category at Asian Games 2014 held in Incheon, South Korea.
In 2015, he won the silver medal at Asian Boxing Championships and later that year, he participated in World Boxing Championships held in Doha, Qatar but lost in the quarter-finals.
All Wiki Biography:
|Real Name||Vikas Krishan Yadav|
|Coach/Mentor (s)||Not Known|
|Date of Birth||February 10, 1992 (Monday)|
|Age (as in 2020)||29 Years|
|Birth Place||Singhwa Khas, Hisar, Haryana, India|
|Hometown||Singhwa Khas, Hisar, Haryana, India|
|College||Kurukshetra University, Haryana|
|Education Qualifications||Not Known|
In 2016, he won the bronze medal at the Rio Olympics. Two years later, He won the gold medal in Commonwealth Games 2018 and became the first Indian male boxer to win gold medals at both Asian and commonwealth games. In the same year, he won the bronze medal in the Asian games 2018.
In 2020, he qualified for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after reaching the final of the Asia and Oceania Olympics Qualification Tournament.
Physical Stats & More
|Height (Approx)||177 cm (in Centimeters) |
1.77 m (in meters)
5’ 9” (in feet inches)
|Weight (Approx)||69 kg (in kilograms)|
152 lbs (in pounds)
|Body Measurements||Chest: 40 inches|
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
|Parents||Father: Krishan Kumar Yadav |
Mother: Not Known
|Siblings||Brother: Nand Kishore Singh|
|Marriage Date||Not Known|