Dingko Singh (1979-2021): Asiad gold medallist, trailblazer who showed the way for India’s boxing stars, dies at 42

FROM AN orphan who knew nothing else however boxing to changing into a job mannequin for India’s biggest champions, Dingko Singh touched many lives. On Thursday, the 1998 Asian Video games gold medallist succumbed to most cancers, after an extended struggle, at his residence in Imphal. He was 42. It was Dingko’s historic gold medal … Read more

‘While we told Dingko Singh about opponent’s style, he’d only tell us ‘Sahib, main karega”

– By Gurbax Singh Sandhu Within the age of the previous system of scoring, there have been not often any Indian boxers who would go for the kill proper from the primary spherical. Dingko Singh was one such boxer and his swift ft motion coupled with correct punches helped him beat any boxer on his … Read more

Ding’KO Singh: The hottest blood to ever come across

Written by Jay Kowli, former secretary-general, Boxing Federation of India  This photograph, particularly this gold medal, could be very particular to me. That is the 1998 Asian Video games Bangkok, Thailand whereby Ding’KO Singh shocked all people by beating world-class boxers one after one other, on his method to the gold. Within the preliminary spherical, … Read more

Asian Games gold-winning boxer Dingko Singh dies after long battle with cancer

Asian Video games gold medal-winning former boxer Dingko Singh died on Thursday after a protracted battle with liver most cancers. He was 42 and had been preventing the illness since 2017. “I’m deeply saddened by the demise of Shri Dingko Singh. One of many best boxers India has ever produced, Dinko’s gold medal at 1998 … Read more