Pinki Rani Jangra was born on 28th April, 1990 in Hisar, Haryana. She’s the daughter of a homemaker Prem Devi and a Government official Krishan Kumar. She studied till 12th grade and reminisces her hobbies as dancing, playing and boxing. She was initially coached by Raj Singh and later switched to Anoop Kumar.
Pinki is known as Giant Killer due to her achievements in domestic competitions. She has defeated London Olympic Games Bronze Medalist & 5 Times World Champion Mary Kom in National Boxing Championship 2009 and CWG 2014 qualification trial, as well as 5 Times Asian Champion & World Champion Laishram Sarita Devi in National Games and National Boxing Championship 2011.
Pinki Rani represented India in Boxing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in 51kgs weight category. However, she lost to England’s Lisa Whiteside in her quarterfinal bout.
Pinki Rani Jangra Career:
She won bronze medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games. She won gold medal at the President’s Cup International Boxing in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia, in 2015. She won gold medals at the 2011 National Games of India and the 2012 and 2014 National championships in the flyweight (51kgs) division. She was the only Indian pugilist who bagged the gold medal at the Arafura Games. She signed up with Sporty Boxing Private Limited, which is referred to as the commercial arm of the Indian Boxing Council (IBC), the licensing body for professional boxers in India.
|Pinki Rani Jangra||Biography|
|Name||Pinki Rani Jangra|
|Nick Name||Pinki, Giant Killer|
|Date of Birth||28th April, 1990|
|Place of Birth||Hisar, Haryana|
|Hobbies||Dancing, Playing and Boxing|
|Coach||Raj Singh and later switched to Anoop Kumar|
|Sport||Boxing (48kg, 51kg)|
|Favorite Actor||Arjun Kapoor|
|Favorite Boxer||Mohammad Ali|