Mary Kom to lead 14-strong Indian boxing team in Boxam International tourney


Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom will spearhead a 14-member Indian boxing in the Boxam International event in Castellon, Spain from March 1 to 7.

According to a launch issued by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI), the Indian contingent left for Spain in early hours on Sunday.

Besides Mary Kom, the team additionally has Commonwealth Games silver medallist Manish Kaushik (63kg).

The duo are key highlights of the Indian team as they’re set to make a return to the ring for the primary time for the reason that Asian Olympic Qualifiers held in Jordan in March final 12 months.

The highly-competitive event will function 19 nations with their Tokyo-bound boxers.

The Indian team will encompass eight males and 6 girls pugilists, together with 9 Olympic certified boxers.

Young boxer Jasmine, who was highly-impressive throughout the nationwide camp, can also be accompanying the boxers for her maiden senior tour. She will take part in the ladies’s 57kg class.


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