Teenager wins ABA Boxing Tournament

Teenager wins ABA Boxing Tournament

Staff Reporter
Auckland, August 2, 2020

Haransh declared winner against Qurban Sharif from Nabby’s Boxing Gym

A teenager from East Auckland became the first Sikh amateur to win in the Auckland Boxing Association (ABA) Tournament held at the ABA Stadium, Eden Terrace on July 11, 2020.

Haransh Singh (16), a Year 12 student at Pakuranga College, is also the first Sikh Boxer to be signed by Revills Gym and ABA. He participated in the 65 Kgs category.

“I am grateful to my Coaches at Revills Boxing Gym, particularly Lance Revill. My win is due to their excellent efforts, guidance and support,” Haransh said.

Haransh with his Coach Lance Revill after the win

ABA is the principal Boxing organisation in Auckland for amateur boxing.

About Haransh

Haransh moved to New Zealand two years ago  with his family comprising his parents and younger brother Ridhwan Deep Singh. He has shown interest in athletics since his formative years in in India, and has  participated in 400 meters at school events.  

Haransh with his brother Ridhwan Deep Singh, mother Sachi Kaur and father Jasjit Singh

Haransh has been training for past one year in Auckland under the guidance of Lance Revill,  a Commonwealth Medal Winner and former President, New Zealand Professional Boxing Association. His idol is Mohammad Ali and his goal is to participate and win in the Nationals next year and qualify for Commonwealth Games.

(Pictures Supplied)


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