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Sumit Sangwan: Profile 2012 London Olympics

Updated: Jul 17, 2012, 16:42 PM IST

Full Name: Sumit Sangwan

Born: 1 January 1993 (19 years)

Weight:81kg

Sports: Boxing (Light-heavyweight)

Boxer Sumit Sangwan is one of the youngest members of the Indian Olympics contingent. At 19, Sumit will represent India in the light heavyweight (81kg) category.

He came to limelight when he won gold medal at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers in Astana, Kazakhstan in April.

He kept faith of the national selectors when he qualified for the London Olympics after he was picked for the Olympic qualifiers over 2010 Asian Games silver medallist and Olympian Dinesh Kumar.