Rohit Tokas is an Indian boxer who competes in the welterweight boxing category. He won bronze medal in the mens 67 kg category at Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham. Rohit won the quarterfinal match against Mataafa-Ikinofo Xavier of Niue during the mens 63.5kg-67kg welterweight match, but he was defeated by Zambias Stephen Zimba by a split decision of 2-3 in the semi-finals of Commonwealth Games. Rohit Tokas during the mens 67kg quarterfinals of Commonwealth Games 2022.During his childhood, Rohit developed his interest in boxing after watching films based on boxing and WWE. When he was ten years old, his father enrolled him at the Baba Gangnath Boxing Academy, Munirka. Within a few months, Rohit decided to give up boxing, and he started training for swimming. Rohit was a sub-junior national medalist in swimming. NNIS Sports News Youtube According to Rohit, after he was bullied at school by his seniors, he decided to become a boxer to project himself as strong and muscular.While studying in school, Rohit Tokas started his boxing career, and he participated in various boxing tournaments like Youth Mens National Boxing Championship (2010), Cuban Youth Olympics (2011), and 1st Dr BR Ambedkar All India Men Boxing Tournament (2012).
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