Nitu Ghanghas (Boxer) Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 22 Years
Weight: 48 Kg
Hometown: Bhiwani, Haryana

Nitu Ghanghas

Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 162 cm
in meters- 1.62 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 48 kg
in pounds- 105 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Weight Category48Kg
Coach• Bhaskar Bhatt
• Jagdish Singh
Medals• Gold medal in AIBA Youth Women's World Boxing Championships, Guwahati (2017)
Nitu Ghanghas with her medal
• Gold medal in Asian Youth boxing championship (2018)
• Gold medal in 73rd Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament, Sofia, Bulgaria (2022)
Nitu Ghanghas with her Gold medal
• Gold at Women's World Boxing Championships held in New Delhi; she defeated Mongolia's Lutsaikhan Altansetseg in the 48 kg final.
Nitu Ghanghas won gold at Women's World Boxing Championships held in New Delhi 2023
Personal Life
Date of Birth 19 October 2000 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2022)22 Years
BirthplaceDhanana Village, Bhiwani, Haryana
Zodiac signLibra
HometownDhanana Village, Bhiwani, Haryana
College/UniversityChaudhary Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani, Haryana
Educational QualificationMaster of Physical Education [1]ETV Bharat
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
ParentsFather- Jai Bhagwan (bill messenger at the Haryana Vidhan Sabha in Chandigarh)
Nitu Ghanghas with her father
Mother- Mukesh Devi
Nitu Ghanghas with her mother
Grandparents Grandfather- Mangeram
Grandmother- Prem Devi
SiblingsBrother- Akshit Kumar
Nitu Ghanghas's brother

Nitu Ghanghas

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nitu Ghanghas

  • Nitu Ghanghas is an Indian boxer who booked a ticket for the 2022 Commonwealth Games after defeating Mary Kom in a trial bout.
  • Her father, Jai Bhagwan, worked at the Haryana secretariat in Chandigarh, and he went on a ‘leave without pay’ to train Nitu in boxing. According to Nitu, her father had to borrow money from his friends and relatives to meet the family expenses.
  • Nitu started her professional boxing career in 2012.
  • In 2016, she was trained at the SAI National Boxing Academy in Rohtak. According to Nitu, before joining this academy, she suffered from a pelvic injury, and the academy helped her recover from the injury.

    Nitu Ghanghas's X-ray copy, showing her pelvic injury

    Nitu Ghanghas’s X-ray copy, showing her pelvic injury

  • In 2017, she won gold at the AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championships, held in Guwahati.
  • In 2018, she won gold at the Asian Youth Boxing Championship after defeating Thailand’s Nillada Meekoon.
  • In 2019, she received a shoulder injury that caused her to remain out of the boxing ring for two years. The Covid-19 pandemic also affected her training during this time.
  • In 2021, she appeared in the Amazon Prime Video India Ke Toofaan.

  • In 2022, she won gold at the 73rd Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament, held in Sofia, Bulgaria, where she defeated Italy’s Erika Prisciandaro by 5-0. After winning the gold medal, she said,

    I heard that the Strandja is one of the oldest boxing tournaments and I feel very proud to win the gold for my country. Now, I want to take step by step this year. We have the World Championships and I want to put my full focus on it and win the gold there. I want to sit with (coach) Bhaskar Bhatt sir and other coaches to work on my strengths and weaknesses. I want to prepare and give my best performance there.”

  • In the same year, she defeated Mary Kom to book her ticket for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.