NEW DELHI: A 13-member Indian elite males’s boxing staff, led by Asian Championships silver medallists Deepak Kumar Bhoria (51kg) and Kavinder Singh Bisht (57kg), will bear a 10-day coaching camp-cum-competition tour of Iran beginning on Sunday.
The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has organized the camp for the nation’s elite males pugilists, which additionally contains Thailand Open gold medallist Govind Kumar Sahani (48kg), Ananta Chopade (54kg), Md Etash Khan (60kg), Sachin (67kg), Amit Kumar (71kg), Naveen Boora (75kg), Arshdeep (80kg), Lakshya Chahar (86kg), Naveen Kumar (92kg) and Tokyo Olympics quarter-finalist Satish Kumar (92+kg).
Deepak is the reigning nationwide champion within the 51kg class. He’s additionally an Asian Championship silver medallist.
The eight Indian males boxers who participated on the current Birmingham Commonwealth Video games should not a part of this camp. Their full-fledged coaching will resume within the first week of September.
The 13 boxers and 4 help employees have already reached Iran and will likely be beginning their camp from Sunday.
The coaching camp has been organised by BFI as a part of its plan to offer most worldwide publicity and provides them equal alternatives to get chosen for main worldwide occasions.
BFI desires excessive requirements for the elite boxers and offering such publicity journeys will strengthen the reserve pool in every weight class, a BFI launch stated.