Sunday, April 14

Four boxers called for closed-camp training ahead of world’s women boxing championship

By a Staff Reporter

Kathmandu – Nepal Boxing Association has called four players for a closed camp training for the upcoming World Women’s Boxing Championship.

The association has called the four best female boxers to for the training ahead of the AIBA World Women’s Boxing Championship 2022 scheduled to be held in Istanbul from May 6 to 21. The upcoming event is the 21st edition of women’s world championship.

Nepal Boxing Association has called Sushma Tamang, Minu Gurung, Chandrakala Thapa and Punam Rawal for the closed camp training. Tamang will compete in women’s 48 kg category, SAG gold medalist Gurung in 52 kg, Thapa in 57 kg and Rawal in 60 kg.

All four players had recently participated in the Thailand Open International Boxing Championship less than a month ago.

Rawal had won bronze medal in the Asiad. It was the first medal secured by a Nepali boxer after 12 years since Deepak Maharjan achieved the feat.

The selected players are being trained at Satdobato hall in the morning and evening by chief coach Prakash Thapa Magar and AIBA Three Star Coach Deepak Maharjan.

A total of 392 players from 83 countries will be competing in the championship.

The top three position holders of the championship will bag cash prizes of USD 100,000, USD 50,000 and USD 25,000. Nepal Boxing Association believes this championship will be helpful for Nepali players to prepare for the upcoming Asian Games to be held in China in September.

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