Vikas Krishan, Shiva Thapa partial of India group for Thailand International fighting tournament


World Championship bronze-medallists Vikas Krishan (75kg) and Shiva Thapa (60kg) are among a 7 Indian boxers comparison for a Thailand International Tournament to be hold in Bangkok from Apr 1.

Vikas, a 2011 World Championships bronze-winner, would be competing in his initial foe after a quarterfinal detriment in final year’s Rio Olympics.

The 24-year-old, who got a best fighter endowment during a International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) annual celebration final year, has recently assimilated a inhabitant stay after returning from a USA.

The former Asian Games gold-medallist had been training there for a final 3 months. He has also forsaken hints of branch veteran by a finish of this year.

Former Asian champion Shiva, meanwhile, is stability a transition to his new weight difficulty after going adult from a bantamweight (56kg) multiplication in Dec final year.

The change has fetched him churned formula so far. The Assamese, who won a bronze in a 2015 World Championships, won a National Championships though mislaid a closely fought opening foe in a 68th Strandja Memorial Tournament in Bulgaria final month.

Among others, Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (52kg) will be creation his general entrance in his new weight category.

The Manipuri, also an Asian Championships silver-medallist, was a light flyweight 49kg unchanging before
making a burst final year.

Also there in a group is K Shyam Kumar (49kg), who had won a bullion award in a 2015 book of a tournament, that was formerly called a King’s Cup.

Another former foe medallist creation a patrol is Rohit Tokas (64kg). Rohit, who won a china award during a Nationals final year, had staid for a bronze in a 2015 edition.

The bantamweight multiplication will underline Mohamed Hussamuddin, who won a china award during a foe in Bulgaria final month.

Veteran Manoj Kumar, a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, has been picked in a welterweight 69kg category. Manoj had mislaid in a quarterfinal of a Strandja Memorial.

The Thailand International Tournament will be hold from Apr 1 to 7 and facilities foe in usually 7 categories instead of a normal 10.

Team: K Shyam Kumar (49kg), L Devendro Singh (52kg), Mohamed Hussamuddin (56kg), Shiva Thapa (60kg), Rohit Tokas (64kg), Manoj Kumar (69kg), Vikas Krishan (75kg).

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