|Full name||Simranjit Kaur Baatth Wikipedia|
|Nickname||Simi Instagram- Simranjit Kaur|
|Famous for||Representing India in boxing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics|
|Physical Stats & More|
|citation Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 167 cm
in meters- 1.67 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 64 kg
in pounds- 141 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||32-28-32|
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
|International Debut||Youth World Championship (2013)|
|Medal(s)||• Bronze at AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in New Delhi in 2018 (Women’s Light welterweight)
• Gold at Ahmet Comert International Boxing Tournament, in Istanbul, Turkey, in 2018 (Women’s 64 Kg)
• Silver at Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2019 (Women’s 64 Kg)
• Gold at 23rd President’s Cup International Boxing Tournament, in Labuan Baju, Indonesia, in 2019 (Women’s 60 Kg)
• Silver at Asian Olympic Qualifiers, in Amman, Jordan, in 2020 (Women’s 57-64 Kg)
• Silver at Boxam International Tournament, in Castellon, Spain, in 2021 (Women’s 60 Kg)
|Awards||2021: Arjuna Award|
|Date of Birth||10 July 1995 (Monday)|
|Age (as of 2021)||26 Years|
|Birthplace||Chakar village, Ludhiana, Punjab, India|
|Hometown||Chakar village, Ludhiana, Punjab, India|
|Educational Qualification||Pursuing Graduation (as of 2020) Facebook- Simranjit Kaur|
|Blood Group||A+ India Amateur Boxing Federation|
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Kamal Jeet Singh (died from heart attack in 2018)
Mother- Rajpal Kaur
|Siblings||Brother(s)- Golu Batth, Akash Deep Singh Batth (both younger)
Sister- Sonia Kaur (elder; employed with the BSF)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Simranjit Kaur
- Simranjit Kaur is an Indian boxer.
- She grew up in an economically weak family in Chakar village, Ludhiana.
- When Simranjit was in her teenage, her elder sister was pursuing boxing. After looking at her elder daughter doing so well in boxing, Simranjit’s mother motivated her to start a career in boxing.
- At the age of 15, she joined the Sher-E-Punjab Sports academy in Chakar village to learn boxing. Instagram- Simranjit Kaur
- She began her boxing career in 2010 and participated in various state and national level boxing competitions.
- In 2011, she participated in the 6th Junior Women National Boxing Championship held in Patiala and won a bronze medal.
- She then took part in the Inter-Zonal Women National Boxing Championship (2012) in Vishakhapatnam and won a bronze medal.
- In 2012, Simranjit claimed a silver medal at the 8th Junior Women National Boxing Championship in Patiala.
- The following year, she represented India at the Youth World Championship in the 60 Kg category and won a bronze medal.
- Next, she won a bronze medal at the 16th Senior (Elite) Women National Boxing Championship in New Bongaigaon, Guwahati.
- She won two bronze medals at the Senior International Championship in Kazakhstan in 2017.
- In 2018, she participated in the Ahmet Comert International Boxing Tournament in Istanbul, Turkey, in the 64kg category and won a gold medal. It was the first international gold of her career.
- Kaur was a part of the 10-members Indian squad at the 2018 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in New Delhi, led by Mary Kom. She won a bronze medal in the tournament.
- In 2019, she took part in the 23rd President’s International Boxing Tournament in Labuan Baju, Indonesia, and won a gold medal.
- In March 2020, she won a silver medal in the women’s lightweight (57-60kg) division at the Asian boxing Olympic qualifiers in Amman, Jordan, and won a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Olympics were postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19.
- In her spare time, she likes to draw and paint.
- Simranjit’s father died of a heart attack in 2018. After his demise, the entire family became financially dependent on Simranjit. In 2020, she was searching for a job for herself to support her family. However, she could not find one. Talking about it in an interview, Simranjit said,
I have given my application to the Punjab Government, but I am yet to get a response. Last year, Punjab Police had advertised for some posts but they were mostly for the rank of a constable. I hope the government at least gives me a sub-inspector level job.”
I am the sole breadwinner of my family. My two younger brothers are still studying. My elder sister is employed with the BSF (Border Security Force), but she is married and lives with her husband.”
- In 2018, she won the title of ‘Best Boxer’ at the National Women’s Boxing Championship.
- Simranjit visits the gym daily to maintain her physical fitness.
- Kaur has advertised for the shoe brand Adidas many times on her Instagram account.
- In 2021, Simranjit tested positive for COVID-19 and was thus dropped from the Indian boxing team for Asian Championships. The Times of India
- Simranjit is religious and keeps visiting the local gurudwaras.