Andrew Singh Kooner
Andrew Singh Kooner (born 11 May 1979 in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England) is a Canadian boxer.
|Full name||Andrew Singh Kooner|
|Born||11 March 1979
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||54 kg (119 lb)|
|Rated at||Flyweight and Bantamweight|
|Club||Windsor Amateur Boxing Club|
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.
- Defeated Nacer Keddam (Algeria) 18-11
- Lost to Wijan Ponlid (Thailand) 7-11
- Defeated Alexander Espinoza (Venezuela) 37-20
- Lost to Bahirdirdjon Sultanov (Uzbekistan) 32-44
Kooner turned pro in 2006 and has a 10-2 Record and is the current bantamweight champion of Canada.
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.