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Gurcharan Singh Boxing

Gurcharan Singh Boxing

Gurcharan Singh (born April 10, 1977) is an Indian Professional boxer born in Rurewal, Punjab and currently settled in Philadelphia, USA. He competed in the light heavyweight division at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.[1] Although he lost in the first round at the 1996 Summer Olympics, Singh excelled his boxing performance at the Sydney games by defeating South Korea's Ki Soo-Choi, and South Africa's Danie Venter in the first two rounds. During the quarterfinal match, Singh made an early lead against Ukraine's Andriy Fedchuk; however, he failed to evade a punch in the last round until Fedchuk drew a sudden death point to end the match. As a result, the judges made a decision to break a deadlock and earned a score of 60–42 to the Ukrainian boxer; therefore, Singh did not advance into the semi-final match.