Print Edition - 2017-04-27  |  Sports Digest

Boxers to leave for Tashkent

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Apr 27, 2017-

Nepali boxers Puran Rai and Deepak Shrestha are all set to compete in the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from April 30 to May 8. While Rai will try his luck in the 56kg weight category, Shrestha will try his luck in 64kg. The tournament serves as qualification for the 2017 Aiba World Boxing Championships. A total of six players from each weight category will be selected for the Worlds. The duo, leaving for Tashkent on Thursday, will be accompanied by head coach Prakash Thapa Magar and Nepal Boxing Association treasurer Gautam Sujakhu as team leader. (PR)

Published: 27-04-2017 09:50

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