The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) on Saturday introduced a robust 20-member contingent to take part within the upcoming 2021 AIBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Boxing Championships to be held in Kielce, Poland, from April 10-24.
Fresh from the heroics on the latest Adriatic Pearl Tournament, 2019 Asian Youth champion Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg), Vinka (60kg), Sanamacha Chanu (75kg), Alfiya Pathan (+81kg), and three-time Khelo India gold medallist Arundhati Choudhary (69kg) are the important thing highlights of the formidable ladies’s aspect.
The 5 pugilists, who produced gold medal-winning performances and ensured the workforce finishes atop the desk in Montenegro final month, shall be accompanied by Gitika (48kg), Arshi Khanam (54kg), Poonam (57kg), Nisha (64kg), and Khushi (81kg) to current a tricky Indian problem within the ladies’s class on the prestigious championship.
The males’s workforce shall be spearheaded by the Asian Youth Championship silver medallist Ankit Narwal (64kg). The Asian Junior champion Chongtham Bishwamitra (49kg) additionally discovered himself a spot within the males’s aspect. Bishwamitra has been extremely spectacular within the trials the place he defeated Khelo India gold medallist Priyanshu Dabas.
While the opposite boxers who made the reduce for the Youth World Championships are Vikas (52), Sachin (56kg), Akash Gorkha (60kg), Sumit (69kg), Manish (75kg), Vinit (81 kg), Vishal Gupta (91kg) and Jugnoo (+91kg).
The workforce shall be leaving on March 31 for a 10-day superior preparatory camp in Wladyslawowo, Poland, and following that they are going to be taking part within the World Championships which is able to witness a extremely aggressive motion within the presence of 487 boxers from 66 nations.
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