Vijender Kumar Singh simply known as a Vijender Singh or Vijender Kumar(विजेन्द्र कुमार) is an Indian Boxer.now a days Vijender Kumar is at 2nd position of the world boxing ranking with 1700 points.Vijendra Kumar was born on 29th October 1985(age 23) in Kaluwas, Haryana, India.Kaluwas is a village which is 5km farthest from Bhiwani district.he won the Bronze medal in Beijing Olympic(summer) 2008 and he became the first boxer of India who won the medal in Olympic.he received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in july 2009.Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award is India’s highest honorable award for sportspersons.now a days he plays boxing in the Middleweight category(75 kg).
Vijender started his professional boxing at Bhiwani Sports Authority of India which is the centre or heart of boxing of India,when coach Jagdish shah shown his talent.Vijender Kumar was play in 2004 Athens Olympics for first time in any Olympics and he lost his match by 20-25 against Mustafa Karagollu of Turkey.At the 2006 Commonwealth Games,he defeated England's Neil Perkins in the semifinal but he lost to South Africa's Bongani Mwelase and he also lost gold metal and he received just Silver Medal.
Now Vijender Kumar is very famous in India and he became a celebrity in India.Vijender Kumar was appeared in Farah Khan’s reality TV show Tere Mere Beach Mein with Bollywood’s queen and very hot & sexy actress Priyanka Chopra.Vijender singh also appeared in Salman Khan’s Dus Ka Dum as a contestants with Bollywood’s sex symbol Mallika Sherawat.Vijender Kumar was play boxing with Akshay Kumar(Khiladi of Bollywood) at promotional event.
performance of Vijender in 2008 summer olympic at Beijing
Defeated Badou Jack (Gambia) by 13-2
Defeated Angkhan Chomphuphuang (Thailand) by 13-3
Defeated Carlos Gongora (Ecuador) by 9-4
Lost to Emilio Correa Jr. (Cuba) by 5-8