New Delhi: The National Women's Boxing Championship will start from October 21 to 27 in Hisar, Haryana. The completion of the contenders will be taken into record while choosing the team for the world championships in December.
The game will be staged at St Joseph's International School in Hisar. This event will mark the return of women's national championships following a gap of more than one year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
"…the performances will be considered when the selection panel will meet to finalize the squad for the forthcoming AIBA World Championships which is programmed later this year," the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) stated.
The National Women's Boxing Championship will be played as per the AIBA’s revised 12 weight divisions under 48kg, 50kg, 52kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63kg, 66kg, 70kg, 75kg, 81kg and +81kg.
"We've continued the domestic circuit slowly but steadily. Complete safety precautions have been taken for our boxers and support staff as well as for the others involved in organizing the tournaments in these unprecedented times," stated BFI President Ajay Singh.
"We have successfully conducted five national championships in the last three months, including the junior and youth events.
"We are glad that despite the limitations we have seen so many fresh talents participating and getting the opportunity to pursue the sport at the highest level," he continued.