Asian Games: Solanki, Vikas in Indian boxing squad | Boxing News
The Asian Video games will characteristic seven weight classes – 49kg, 52kg, 56kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, and 75kg. The Boxing Federation of India determined that trials would solely be carried out within the 60kg and 64kg classes.
Whereas World and Asian medallist Shiva Thapa will conflict with Gold Coast CWG silver-medalist Manish Kaushik in 60kg, Dheeraj Rangi will tackle Rohit Tokas within the 64kg trials to be held on June 29, a high federation official mentioned.
The remainder of the workforce was finalised in a gathering of the choice committee and the names have been on anticipated traces.
Commonwealth Video games silver-medallist Amit Panghal (49kg), and Mohammed Hussamuddin (56kg) are sure to make the squad together with Vikas and Gaurav for the Video games scheduled in Indonesia from August 18. Gaurav had gained a gold medal within the Chemistry Cup final week.
It was not but clear whether or not the selectors opted for Ulaanbaatar Cup gold-medallist Mandeep Jangra or veteran Manoj Kumar within the 69kg class. Manoj had misplaced within the quarterfinals of the Chemistry Cup in Germany final week.
The selectors’ transfer has already triggered an avalanche of discontent with contenders similar to former Youth World Champion Sachin Siwach (52kg) and senior World Championship bronze-medallist Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg) lodging a protest over denial of trials to them.
Nevertheless, it stays to be seen whether or not the BFI would pay any heed to their objections.
Whereas Bidhuri had gained a bronze medal at a match in Russia earlier this 12 months, Siwach had made a commanding debut within the World Sequence of Boxing (WSB), beating a Russian boxer in his personal yard.
Not one of the choice committee members have been prepared to talk on the matter as of now. The squad had been equally picked with out trials earlier than the Commonwealth Video games.