• Fri. Mar 1st, 2024

Asian Games Gold medalist Boxer Dinko Singh Dies

1998 Bangkok Asiad Bantamweight Boxing Champion Dinko Singh expired on Thursday morning at 5.30 PM in a private hospital in Manipur.

Dinko was battling liver cancer for 2017. He was 42 years old.

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Manipur chief minister N.Biren Singh tweet

Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju tweet

https://twitter.com/KirenRijiju/status/1402817456347832324

Dingko Singh had also tested positive for COVID-19 last year but later he was recovered from it.

Dinko Singh was also honored with Padam Shri in 2013 and Arjuna Award in 1998.

His last rites will be performed at his birthplace Sekta in Lamlai, which is situated at the outskirt of Imphal East. According to a report from sources.

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