The celebrated MC Mary Kom will probably be seen in motion for the primary time since qualifying for the Olympic Video games final yr in March when the veteran, together with eight different Tokyo-bound boxers, compete in subsequent month’s Boxam Worldwide Event in Castellon, Spain. The 37-year-old flyweight boxer, who’s a six-time world champion, final competed on the Asian Olympic qualifiers in Jordan in March final yr. The match in Spain is scheduled to be held from March 1 to 7.
She was laid low by dengue late final yr and joined the nationwide camp in Bengaluru solely final month.
Additionally returning to aggressive motion on the identical occasion could be Commonwealth Video games silver-medallist Manish Kaushik (63kg) after recovering from a knee harm.
World Championship silver-medallist Amit Panghal (52kg), who gained gold within the recently-concluded Cologne World Cup in Germany, will even compete on the Spanish occasion.
Becoming a member of him within the occasion could be Hussamuddin Mohammed (57 kg), Vikas Krishan Yadav (69 kg), Ashish Kumar (75kg), Sumit Sangwan (81kg), Sanjeet (91kg) and Satish Kumar (+91 kg).
Of those, Amit, Vikas, Ashish, Satish and Manish have certified for the Tokyo Video games.
Asian Video games gold medallist Vikas is getting back from a professional boxing stint within the US the place he couldn’t participate in any aggressive bout due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Among the many ladies, a brand new face in Jasmine will struggle within the 57kg class alongside Asian Championship bronze-medallist Manisha Moun.
Simranjit Kaur (60kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and Pooja Rani (75kg) — all of who’re sure for Tokyo — are the opposite Indian ladies boxers named for the occasion in Spain.
Aside from this, 12 different pugilists will compete on the 72nd Strandja Memorial Boxing Event scheduled from February 21-28.
Within the males’s class, Asian medallists Deepak (52Kg) and Kavinder Singh Bisht (57Kg) will lead the cost alongside Naveen Boora (69Kg), Ankit Khatana (75Kg), Sachin Kumar (81Kg), Naveen Kumar (91Kg) and Manjeet Sandhu (+91Kg).
The ladies’s group includes Jyoti (51Kg), Sakshi (57Kg), Shashi Chopra (60Kg), Lalita (69Kg) and Bhagyabati Kachari (75Kg).
The boxers are at the moment coaching in Bellary’s Encourage Institute of Sports activities.
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