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BFI announces squad for AIBA Men’s World C'ships

UNI India-English 2019-07-09 17:32:00

New Delhi, Jul 9 (UNI) Boxing Federeation of India on Tuesday announced the squad for the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Men’s World Championships to be held in Ekaterinburg, Russia from September 7-21.
Manish Kaushik beat four-time Asian Championships medallist Shiva Thapa to find a berth in the eight-member squad led by Asian Games champion Amit Panghal that will represent India at the AIBA Men’s World Championships.
While Panghal (52kg) was directly given a place in the squad for winning a gold at the Asian Championships which was the original criterion for selection, Kavinder Singh Bisht (57kg), Manish Kaushik (63kg), Duryodhan Singh Negi (69kg), Ashish Kumar (75kg), Brijesh Yadav (81kg), Sanjeet (91kg), and Satish Kumar (+91kg) joined him through trials held at NIS Patiala last weekend.