The Indian women’s boxing team led by Tokyo Olympic bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain left for Istanbul, Turkey in the early hours of Thursday to participate in the training camp as part of the team’s preparation for the 2022 IBA women’s world boxing championships.
The camp will see the Indian team train alongside boxers from countries like Kazakhstan, Turkey, Algeria, Panama, Lithuania, Morocco, Bulgaria, Serbia, Dominican Republic and Ireland. The camp will be held till May 5.
The World Championships will take place in Istanbul from May 6 to 21.
Apart from Lovlina who will be fighting in the 70 kg weight category, another pugilist from Assam Ankushita Boro too will be in action in 66kg category.
Two coaches from Assam – Pranmika Bora and Trideep Borah – are also accompanying the Indian contingent.
World championships squad: Nitu (48kg), Anamika (50kg), Nikhat (52kg), Shiksha (54kg), Manisha (57kg), Jaismine (60kg), Parveen (63kg), Ankushita (66kg), Lovlina (70kg), Saweety (75kg), Pooja Rani (81kg), Nandini (+81kg).