| On Jun 20, 2022 10:53 AM IST

Nikhat Zareen Husband, Age, Height, State, World Boxing Championship, Biography


Nikhat Zareen grabbed the headlines becoming world boxing champion at the age of 26. The boxer is an admiration for every woman across the nation as she hailed from a very conservative society and braved all the odds including the social hurdle of being a Muslim girl and set new records of achievement.

Age 26
Height 5’7”
Husband Not Known
Birth date 14 June 1996
Parents Mohammad Jameel Ahmed, Parveen Sultana
State Nizamabad, Andhra Pradesh
Instagram zareennikhat


Nikhat was introduced to boxing by her father and was trained by him for several years. However, 2009 proved to be a turning point of her life when she was introduced into Sports Authority of India and was trained by IV Rao, a Dronacharya awardee.

She worked hard and had the first taste of success in 2010 when she was crowned the golden best boxer in Erode Nationals. Currently, Zareen has been appointed as the staff officer in the Bank of India, zonal office at AC Guards, Hyderabad.

Here is a list of tournaments played by Nikhat Zareen in her career till date.

Year Tournament Achievement
2011 Women’s Junior and Youth World Boxing Championship Gold Medal in Flyweight division
2014 Youth World Boxing Championship Silver Medal
2014 National Cup International Boxing Tournament Gold Medal
2015 16th Senior Woman National Boxing Championship Gold Medal
2019 Thailand Open International Boxing Tournament Silver Medal
2019 Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament Gold Medal
2022 Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament Gold Medal

Major Achievements

Year Achievement
2014 Appointed as the official brand ambassador of her hometown, Nizamabad, Telangana
2015 Best Boxer in All India Inter-University Boxing Championship, Jalandhar, India
2019 JFW award for excellence in sports
2022 Won gold medal at IBA Women’s World Boxing Championship.



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