A robust 20-member Indian contingent will take part on the 2021 AIBA Youth Males’s and Ladies’s World Boxing Championships to be held at Kielce, Poland from April 10 to 24, the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) mentioned on Saturday.
The formidable girls’s aspect will comprise 2019 Asian Youth champion Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg), Vinka (60kg), Sanamacha Chanu (75kg), Alfiya Pathan (+81kg) and three-time Khelo India gold medallist Arundhati Choudhary (69kg).
The 5 pugilists, who produced gold medal-winning performances and ensured the group completed atop the desk on the Adriatic Pearl Match in Montenegro final month, will likely be accompanied by Gitika (48kg), Arshi Khanam (54kg), Poonam (57kg), Nisha (64kg) and Khushi (81kg).
The lads’s group will likely be spearheaded by the Asian Youth Championship silver medallist Ankit Narwal (64kg). The Asian junior champion Chongtham Bishwamitra (49kg) additionally discovered himself a spot within the males’s aspect.
Different boxers to make the reduce for the Youth World Championships embrace Vikas (52), Sachin (56kg), Akash Gorkha (60kg), Sumit (69kg), Manish (75kg), Vinit (81 kg), Vishal Gupta (91kg) and Jugnoo (+91kg).
The group will depart on March 31 for a 10-day superior preparatory camp in Wladyslawowo, Poland and following that will probably be collaborating within the World Championships, which is able to see in motion 487 boxers from 66 nations.
A biennial occasion, which had the lads’s and girls’s championships performed collectively for the primary time in 2018 in Hungary, the Indian contingent gained two gold, two silver and 6 bronze medals.