India Travel -With eyes set on medals during this year’s Olympics, a nine-member Indian men’s boxing team, as well as six of the seven pugilists who have qualified for the London mega-event, can leave for Kazakhstan later this month for a 15-day training-cum-competition tour.
The aim is to produce the qualified boxers a lot of exposure and match apply before the Olympics. ReutersThe tournament is anticipated to witness participation from around fifteen to sixteen countries with quite a number of Olympic qualified boxers additionally within the fray.With the aim to produce the qualified boxers a lot of exposure and match apply before the Olympics, the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) set to field a team for this event.
“This tour is an element of the ultimate part of our preparation for the London Games and it's expected to assist the boxers maintain their rhythm and keep match match,” IABF secretary general P K Muralidharan Raja said in a very statement.“All the international camps and competitions that we tend to partake in, within the returning 2 to a few months can play an important role in determining the sort of results we will expect in London,” he added.
Talking regarding the importance of international tours, Raja said, “These international camps and tours are terribly vital within the skilled development of Indian boxers.” National coach G S Sandhu agrees with Raja and reckons that international tours has forever been a giant learning expertise for Indian boxers.“There are joint trainings sessions and sparring bouts with the host country which is able to be followed by an intense tournament that's expected to examine some sensible boxing nations and additionally some Olympic qualified boxers,” he said.