C. C. Machaiah

Chenanda C. Machaiah, is a boxer from Karnataka, India. He was one of the earliest boxers to represent India internationally. He represented India as a boxer in the 1976 at Montreal, losing in the first round in the Light Welterweight (– 63.5 kg) category.[1]

He also represented India on 11 occasions, including the Asian Boxing Championships at Jakarta (1977), the Indo-USSR Tournament in USSR (1977), the XIth Commonwealth Games at Edmonton (1978) and the 8th Asian Games at Bangkok. He won a total of 6 international medals including one gold. He is the recipient of the "Arjuna Award" in 1978-79, the highest sports honour for a sportsman in India.[2]

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References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "C. C. Machaiah Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  2. "OLYMPIC BOXER TO RECEIVE THE BATON". Star of Mysore. 19 August 2010. Retrieved 26 December 2011.
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