World number one Indian boxing ace Amit Panghal has been announced as the top-seed in the 52kg category at Tokyo Olympics. On the other hand, Simranjit Kaur (60kg) was the only woman from the country to be seeded at fourth for the Olympic Games starting July 23. Currently, Panghal and Kaur are the only Indian boxers to get a seeding in the Games.
The seedings were unveiled by the International Olympic Committee’s Draw Boxing Task Force, which is organizing the competition at the Games.
Panghal and Kaur will be taking part in the Tokyo Olympics this year along with the nine other unprecedented boxers who will represent India – five men and four women.