Andrew Kooner

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Andrew Kooner
Personal information
Full name Andrew Singh Kooner
Nationality Canadian
Born (1979-03-11) 11 March 1979 (age 38)
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb)
Sport
Sport Boxing
Rated at Flyweight and Bantamweight
Club Windsor Amateur Boxing Club

Andrew Singh Kooner (born 11 May 1979 in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England) is a Canadian boxer.

Amateur career[edit]

Andrew Kooner moved to Tecumseh, Ontario at a young age and began boxing at age 13 out of a Windsor boxing club. At the 2000 Summer Olympics he lost in the 2nd round in the flyweight division. In 1998 he won the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games; and in 2002 he won the silver medal at the Commonwealth Games. At the 2004 Summer Olympics he finished tied for fifth in the bantamweight (54 kg) division[1] after having qualified at the 1st AIBA American 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Tijuana, Mexico. He also defeated Juan Manuel López in the amateurs.[2]

Olympic results[edit]

2000 Olympics

2004 Olympics

Pro career[edit]

Kooner turned pro in 2006 and has a 10-2 Record and is the current bantamweight champion of Canada.

Post Boxing[edit]

Andrew currently resides in Toronto with his partner and runs his own fitness program, Kooner's BoxFIT, providing specialized training ranging from fitness to wellbeing to training up-and-coming boxers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andrew Kooner". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2012-05-17. 
  2. ^ 1st AIBA American 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament

3. www.koonerboxfit.com

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