Vijender Singh to marry on Tuesday

Last Updated: Sun, May 15, 2011 13:04 hrs

The 26-year-old Olympian is all set to tie the knot with Delhi girl Archana on Tuesday (May 17), he informed after reaching here from Arafura Games in Australia where he won a bronze.

Refusing to divulge much, he said the marriage would be a private affair.

Vijender Singh Beniwal hails from Kalwas, Bhiwani district in Haryana. He belongs to the Jat community.

In the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, he defeated Carlos Gongora of Ecuador 9-4 in the quarterfinals which guaranteed him a bronze medal-the first ever Olympic medal for an Indian boxer.

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