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Boxing: Mary Kom, Amit Panghal added to nationwide camps

Six-time international champion M C Mary Kom and Asian Video games gold-medallist Amit Panghal had been amongst six Indian boxers who had been on Tuesday integrated within the ongoing nationwide camps for men and women in Delhi and Patiala respectively.

Panghal used to be joined by means of 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 in their names used to be really useful by means of the Boxing Federation of India.

The 2 camps will proceed until March 14, the Sports activities Authority of India mentioned in a commentary.

All six of them weren’t integrated within the camps carried out in December final yr as that they had skipped the nationwide championships after the Tokyo Olympics.

“The Olympian boxers will now sign up for the camps, which began on January 3 with best those that had competed within the Nationwide Championships.

“With the Commonwealth Video games and Asian Video games drawing shut, Sports activities authority of India licensed the inclusion really useful by means of the Boxing Federation of India,” the SAI mentioned.

As many as 63 males boxers throughout other weight classes and 27 training and make stronger team of workers were within the Nationwide Camp in NIS, Patiala.

A complete of 57 ladies boxers, together with Olympic Video games bronze-medallist Lovlina Borgohain and 25 training and make stronger team of workers are already within the nationwide camp within the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.