Date of Birth: 10-1-1993
Place of Birth: Hisar, Haryana
Style: Orthodox
Debut: 2009
Club: SAI, Haryana

Saweety was a state level kabaddi player before she switched her loyalties to boxing on the advice of her father who preferred that she excelled in an individual sport, rather than a team sport. Daughter of a small-time farmer, Mahender Singh, Saweety initially had to overcome a lot of obstacles and resistance from relatives.

Apart from having to undergo all her training on ploughed fields, she was forced to stop playing kabaddi as she was asked to shift out of Haryana if she wanted to pursue a career. However, fighting against all odds, Saweety Boora today has emerged into one of the country’s top women boxers. Her biggest achievement is a silver medal she won at the 2014 World Championships.
The 30-year-old took part recently won gold medal at the Asian Championships in Jordan and also defended her national title at the Bhopal National Championships

The boxing powerhouse has contributed in aiding women boxers pursue the sport as a career.


  • 2022: Gold at Senior National Championships, Bhopal
  • 2022: Gold at Asian Championships, Jordan
  • 2021: Gold at Senior National Championships, Hisar
  • 2021: Bronze at Asian Championships, Dubai
  • 2018: Umakhanov Memorial Tournament; Kaspiysk, Russia: Gold
  • 2015: Asian Women’s Boxing Championships; China: Silver
  • 2015: 16th Senior(Elite) Women National Boxing Championship – 2015 Guwahati, Assam: Gold
  • 2014: Women’s World Championships; South Korea: Silver
  • 2013: 14th Senior Women Boxing Competition Khatami, Uttrakhand: Gold
  • 2013: 8th Senior Women North India Boxing Championships, Srinagar: Gold
  • 2012: 8th Federation Cup Women Boxing Championships, Guwahati, Assam: Gold
  • 2012: 4th Inter-Zonal Women National Boxing Championship, Visakhapatnam, AP: Gold
  • 2011: 7th Youth Women National Boxing Championships Patiala, Punjab: Gold
  • 2011: N.C. Sharma Memorial Federation Cup Women Boxing Championships, Uttarakhand: Gold
  • 2011: 1st UBA Cup Women Boxing Tournament, Hisar Haryana: Gold
  • 2012: 13th Senior Women National Boxing Championships Guwahati, Assam: Bronze
  • 2010: S.H.N.C. Sharma Memorial Federation Cup Women Boxing Championships: Silver
  • 2010: 11th Senior Women National Boxing Championships at Thrissur, Kerala: Gold
  • 2009: 4th Junior Women National Boxing Championship 2009, Patna, Bihar: Gold