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Boxing: Mary Kom, Amit Panghal added to nationwide camps

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Boxing: Mary Kom, Amit Panghal added to national camps

Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom and Asian Games gold-medallist Amit Panghal had been amongst six Indian boxers who had been on Tuesday included within the ongoing nationwide camps for ladies and men in Delhi and Patiala respectively.
Panghal was joined by a fit-again Vikas Krishan, who underwent a shoulder surgical procedure final yr after the Olympics, Manish Kaushik, Satish Kumar, and Ashish Kumar within the males’s camp in Patiala.

Mary Kom will report back to the ladies’s camp on the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium right here after the inclusion of their names was advisable by the Boxing Federation of India.
The two camps will proceed until March 14, the Sports Authority of India mentioned in an announcement.

All six of them weren’t included within the camps carried out in December final yr as they’d skipped the nationwide championships after the Tokyo Olympics.
“The Olympian boxers will now be a part of the camps, which began on January 3 with solely those that had competed within the National Championships.
“With the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games drawing close, Sports authority of India approved the inclusion recommended by the Boxing Federation of India,” the SAI said.
As many as 63 males boxers throughout completely different weight classes and 27 teaching and assist employees have been within the National Camp in NIS, Patiala.

A complete of 57 girls boxers, together with Olympic Games bronze-medallist Lovlina Borgohain and 25 teaching and assist employees are already within the nationwide camp within the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.