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AIBA suspends Sarita Devi for Asian Games protest; boxer to miss world championships

Oct 22, 2014    

AIBA, the amateur boxing's governing body, has provisionally suspended India boxer L Sarita Devi for an unspecified period for her emotional protest at the 2014 Asian Games. Sarita burst in to tears at the medal ceremony and refused to accept her bronze medal.Sarita will miss the World Boxing Champions in Jeju, South Korea next month. AIBA has also suspended Sarita's three coaches - Gurbakhsh Singh Sandhu, Blas Iglesias Fernandez and Sagar Mai Dhayal - as well as Adille Sumariwalla, who was India's Chef de Mission at the Asian Games held in Incheon last month. Her case will now be reviewed by ...

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