Andrew Singh Kooner

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

Andrew Kooner
Personal information
Full name Andrew Singh Kooner
Nationality Canadian
Born 11 March 1979 (age 37)
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

Amateur career

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 after having qualified at the 1st AIBA American 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Tijuana, Mexico. He also defeated Juan Manuel López in the amateurs.

Olympic results

2000 Olympics

  • Defeated Nacer Keddam (Algeria) 18-11
  • Lost to Wijan Ponlid (Thailand) 7-11

2004 Olympics

  • Defeated Alexander Espinoza (Venezuela) 37-20
  • Lost to Bahirdirdjon Sultanov (Uzbekistan) 32-44

Pro career

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

Post Boxing

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.

source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Kooner