Army Sports Institute, Pune will be hosting the 3rd Elite Men’s Boxing National Championship on behalf of Boxing Federation of India from 27 October. The competition will involve participation of nearly 360 Boxers in Men’s Category from 36 teams of various States and Services or equivalent State Federations.
According to a press release this Championship will be conducted for all ten Weight Categories and it will be short listing boxers for National Camps and next year’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments by Boxing Federation of India.
Olympian Shiva Thapa (Asian games and Commonwealth games medallist, Arjuna Awardee), Subedar Satish Kumar (Commonwealth 2018 Silver Medallist and Arjuna Awardee 2018), Naib Subedar Manish Kaushik (Commonwealth 2018 Silver Medallist), Naman Tanwar (Commonwealth 2018 Bronze Medallist) and Gaurav Biduri (Senior World Championship Bronze Medallist) are some of the top boxers who will be participating in this National Boxing Championship.
The Boxing Nationals will begin on 27 October 2018 with an opening ceremony. The Semi Final and Final bouts are scheduled for 01 and 02 November 2018 respectively. All arrangements to accommodate players, officials and conducting staff have been made by Army Sports Institute.