India’s domestic boxing to begin next month with youth and junior nationals


The nationwide youth and junior boxing championships will mark the resumption of domestic tournaments after greater than a yr, the BFI introduced on Saturday.

The fourth version of youth males and ladies nationwide championships might be held from July 18-23, whereas the third version of junior boys nationwide championships and the fourth version of junior ladies occasion are scheduled from July 26 to 31.

The tournaments, which can even function choice occasions for the upcoming ASBC Youth and Junior Boxing Championships, might be held at Delhi Public School (DPS) in Sonepat.

“It has been a very tough time for our players with the absence of domestic tournaments for more than a year now due to the pandemic. However, the situation has improved and this gave us the confidence to resume the sport,” Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh mentioned.

The participation from 34 states/UT models, together with Ladakh, and Services Sports Control Board is anticipated for the Nationals Championships.

The youth occasion is anticipated to witness the presence of greater than 300 males and 200-plus ladies boxers.

The final version of youth boxing nationals had been held in June 2019 with Services Sports Control Board and Haryana rising as the general champions in males’s and ladies’s classes respectively.

Haryana had completed on high within the junior ladies’s nationals simply earlier than the pandemic hit the world.


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