Indian men’s and women’s boxing team to go to Italy and France for training and competition

A 28-member contingent of Indian boxers, which incorporates 10 male boxers and 6 women boxers alongside the care staff, will go to Italy and France for a period of 52 days from October to December. Among the boxers who will be taking an interest include:

  • Amit Panghal
  • Ashish Kumar
  • Satish Kumar
  • Simranjit Kaur
  • Lovlina Borgohain
  • Pooja Rani

All the boxers have earned quotas for the Tokyo Olympics. All the four events (Men’s 57 kg, Men’s 81 kg, Men’s 91 kg, Women’s 57 kg) where India is yet to win a quota, will have boxers who will be a part of the traveling contingent. Boxers will be joined by 8 coaches and care staff in the men’s team and 4 coaches and care staff in the women’s team.

Lovlina Borgohain, Women’s 69 kg boxer, is anticipating be taking an interest in competition once more, “It is very good that we will be getting a feeling of competition again. I am very excited about this. With 10 months to go before the Olympics, getting to compete against European opponents will be really helpful,” she included an official response to SAI after approval of the overseas tour.

The men’s and women’s boxing team will train at Assisi, Italy for a period of 52 days from October 15 to December 5. The costs will incorporate their boarding, housing, airfare and visa charges. Coronavirus Tests of each of the 28 players and staff will likewise be secured under this cost. 13 boxers from the contingent will likewise partake in the “Alexis Vastine” International Boxing Tournament to be held in Nantes, France from October 28 to October 30.

Boxers in the men’s team especially feel this will be an incredible stride in front of the Tokyo Olympics one year from now, particularly going up against rivals from abroad. Fighters had a national camp in SAI Patiala where they recaptured the lost fitness during the cross country lockdown. The fundamental thought behind this is to guarantee that boxers comprehend what level they are as of now on and the amount additionally training is should have been at the most extreme potential.

Nine boxers, the highest ever for a single Olympics from India have earned quotas for the Tokyo games. The World Olympic qualifying event scheduled for one year from now is the last event for Indian fighters to acquire quotas for the Olympics.

Sources include Mary Kom won’t be essential for the visit refering to reservations because of Covid-19.

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