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It is India's highest sporting honour given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. It was rechristened from Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna to Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award last year
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Indian boxers won a total of seven medals in boxing. This includes gold by Amit Panghal, Nitu Ghangas and Nikhat Zareen
The sounds of drums and cheers were ringing on the airport as the fans and family welcomed the medal-winning athletes, garlanded them and distributed sweets
Jhajjar (Haryana) [India], August 8 (ANI): The nation echoed with joy as the Indian boxer Sagar Ahlawat clinched a silver medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games.
Sagar settled for a silver medal after suffering a defeat against Delicious Orie of England via Win on Points 0-5.
Indian boxer Amit Panghal captured another boxing gold for the country after defeating England's Kiaran Macdonald in the final of 48-51 kg (Flyweight) at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham on Sunday
Panghal defeated England's Kiaran Macdonald in the final of over 48-51 kg (Flyweight) category
India will possibly add more medals to its tally today
The match lasted for only one minute and thirty seconds. Nitu's boxing prowess was such that the match could not go beyond the second round and Ghangas won it via referee stoppage
So far, Indian athletes have won 20 medals, six golds, seven silvers and seven bronze, at the Commonwealth Games 2022.
The Indian defeated Keddy Evans Agnes of Seychelles via unanimous decision 5-0 to reach the semi-finals, assuring India of a medal.
The Indian defeated Scottish boxer Lennon Mulligan 5-0 in his quarter-finals match at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Solihull.