Mary Kom, Manoj Kumar lead team

Sakal Times
Tuesday, 6 March 2018

New Delhi: As the Commonwealth games in Gold Coast approaches, the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) announced their complete contingent for the prestigious tournament with seasoned pugilists MC Mary Kom and Manoj Kumar leading the country’s charge. 

Naman Tanwar and Gaurav Solanki also made the cut after they booked their berths by winning the category trials, held at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.

In the women’s 51 kg weight category, Pinki Rani will head India’s challenge after her dominating run to the gold at the India Open.

New Delhi: As the Commonwealth games in Gold Coast approaches, the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) announced their complete contingent for the prestigious tournament with seasoned pugilists MC Mary Kom and Manoj Kumar leading the country’s charge. 

Naman Tanwar and Gaurav Solanki also made the cut after they booked their berths by winning the category trials, held at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.

In the women’s 51 kg weight category, Pinki Rani will head India’s challenge after her dominating run to the gold at the India Open.

Laisharam Devi (60-kg) and Lovlina Boroghain (69-kg) will look to continue their dominating run of form and return with medals for the country.

TEAM LIST:
Women’s: 
45-48kg: MC Mary Kom
51kg: Pinki Rani
60kg: Laisharam Devi
69kg: Lovlina Boroghain
Men’s:
46-49kg: Amit Phangal
52kg: Gaurav Solanki 
56kg: Hussam Mohammed 
60kg: Manish Kaushik 
69kg: Manoj Kumar 
75kg: Vikas Krishnan
91kg: Naman Tanwar
+91kg: Satish Kumar 
 

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