Mary Kom, Amit Panghal among bigwigs missing from list of national campers

The 13-day national camps for men and women will get underway at separate locations from 11 December.

Press Trust of India December 09, 2021 15:53:13 IST
Mary Kom, Amit Panghal among bigwigs missing from list of national campers

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New Delhi: Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom and Asian Games gold-medallist Amit Panghal are among the top names missing from the list of boxers finalised for the 13-day national camps for men and women that will get underway at separate locations from 11 December.

In fact, none of the five male boxers who competed in the Tokyo Olympics, including Manish Kaushik, Ashish Chaudhary, Vikas Krishan and Satish Kumar, have made the list of 52 men who will train from 11 to 24 December at Patiala's National Institute of Sports (NIS). Of these, Vikas is currently nursing a shoulder injury, which required surgery.

The women's camp will be held at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) Centre in Rohtak on the exact same dates.

"It's because they did not compete in the national championships. It was pre-decided that this camp will only be for national medal winners and the ones who were picked after a trial at the end of Nationals," said a top federation source.

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