Mary Kom, Lovlina Borgohain in Indian Ladies’s Boxing Squad for Asian Championships

Olympic-bound six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) will spearhead the Indian ladies’s downside throughout the Asian Boxing Championship slated to be held proper right here from Might 21 to 31. Mary Kom is a six-time Asian medallist, along with 5 gold medals. She had opted out of the sooner model of the event in 2019.

She not too way back acquired a bronze medal at a match in Spain, her first aggressive outing since qualifying for the Olympics a yr previously. One different distinguished determine throughout the crew for the continental showpiece is two-time world bronze-winner Lovlina Borgohain (69kg). The Assam boxer will also be certain for the Olympic Video video games.

Simranjit Kaur (60kg) and Pooja Rani (75kg) are the alternative Tokyo-qualified boxers throughout the squad. Kaur had claimed a silver medal throughout the earlier model of the championship, which was held in Bangkok. Rani, alternatively, might be aiming in order so as to add a second successive Asian gold to her kitty. She acquired the best honours in 2019 throughout the 81kg division.

Rookie Jasmine (57kg), who clinched a gold medal in her maiden worldwide aggressive outing closing month in Spain, has acquired the nod ahead of the additional expert Manisha, who was a bronze-winner on the 2019 Asian meet. Jasmine defeated Manisha throughout the selection trials. Moreover throughout the squad is former junior world champion Sakshi.

The Workforce: Monika (48kg), Mary Kom (51kg), Sakshi (54kg), Jasmine (57kg), Simranjit Kaur (60kg), Pwilao Basumatary (64kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), Pooja Rani (75kg), Saweety (81kg), Anupma (+81kg).