Dingko Singh

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Ngangom Dingko Singh (1 January 1979 – 10 June 2021) was an Indian boxer. He won the gold medal at 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok. He was born in Manipur, India.[1] He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2013.[2] He also participated in the 2000 Summer Olympics.[3]

Singh died on 10 June 2021 from liver cancer in Manipur, aged 42.[4] He had recovered from COVID-19 before his death.[5]

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  1. S. Rifaquat, Ali (13 November 1999). "India's most volatile pugilist". The Tribune. Retrieved 20 November 2009.
  2. "Padma Awards Announced" (Press release). Ministry of Home Affairs. 25 January 2013. Retrieved 27 January 2013.
  3. "Dingko Singh, Asian Games gold-winning boxer, dies after long battle with cancer". The Indian Express. 10 June 2021. Retrieved 10 June 2021.
  4. "Indian Asian Games gold medallist Dingko Singh dies aged 42". www.connectedtoindia.com. Retrieved 2021-06-10.
  5. "A Supernova called Dingko Singh: Olympic gold medalist passes away". The Economic Times. 10 June 2021. Retrieved 10 June 2021.