Sports Reporter ;
CITY’S pride, young boxer Alfiya Pathan, who will be participating in the women’s +81kg category event in the AIBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Boxing Championships to be held at Kielce, Poland from April 10 to 24, will leave for Poland on March 31 along with the entire 20-member Indian contingent. The strong team will be having a 10-day advanced preparatory camp in Wladyslawowo, Poland and following that it will be participating in the World Championships, which will see in action 487 boxers from 66 nations, informed Boxing Federation of India (BFI) on Saturday.
The formidable women’s side will comprise 2019 Asian Youth champion Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu (51kg), Vinka (60kg), Sanamacha Chanu (75kg), Alfiya (+81kg) and three-time Khelo India gold medallist Arundhati Choudhary (69kg). The five pugilists including Alfiya, who produced gold medal-winning performances and ensured the team finished atop the table at the Adriatic Pearl Tournament in Montenegro last month, will be accompanied by five more women boxers.