Amit Panghal aims second unbroken bullion during Strandja Memorial

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Amit Panghal is a initial Indian to win bullion in 49kg difficulty during Asian Games. (Reuters Photo)

A bustling general calendar unfolds for Indian fighting from Thursday with a 70th Strandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria where Asian Games gold-medallist Amit Panghal (49kg) will be eyeing a second unbroken tip finish.

India will have a 19-strong representation, 10 of them women, in a annual showpiece of a European calendar that gets underway following a pull on Thursday morning.

Amit has not competed after picking adult India’s solitary fighting bullion during a Asiad in Jakarta.

Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Gaurav Solanki (52kg), who won a china during this eventuality final year, will be aiming for a improved finish on a lectern this time around.

The 2017 World Championships bronze-medallist Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg), on a other hand, will be seeking a clever lapse to top-flight foe after recuperating from a behind damage that kept him out of movement for many of a final year.

In a women’s team, former universe silver-medallist Sonia Lather (57kg) would be fervent to put behind a unsatisfactory 2018, during that she finished medal-less during a Asian Games.

Also there in a patrol are former CWG bronze-medallist Pinki Rani (51kg) and universe bronze-medallist Lovlina Borgohain (69kg). Missing from a choice is a distinguished MC Mary Kom, who won a china in 48kg difficulty in a final edition.

The Indian fighting fortuitous had clinched a best ever award transport of 11 in a final book of Strandja Memorial.

After this, India will contest in a International Boxing Tournament

at Chabahar city of Iran from Feb 22 to 28.

The group for this contest facilities Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Manish Kaushik (60kg) and India Open gold-medallist Sanjeet (91kg).

Close on a heels will be a 38th Gee Bee International Tournament during Helsinki, Finland from Mar 7 to 10.

The patrol for this contest comprises, among others, former Asian champion and universe bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa (60kg), former girl universe champion Sachin Siwach (52kg) and former Asian silver-medallist Sumit Sangwan (91kg).

All a 3 boxers would be eyeing clever performances after a lifeless 2018 during that they endured churned results.

The performances of a masculine boxers in these 3 tournaments will be essential to their chances of creation a patrol for a Asian Championships, that will be hold in April.

The Teams:

International Boxing Tournament Strandja during Sofia, Bulgaria from Feb 13-20:

Women: Manju Rani (48Kg), Pinki Rani (51kg), Nikhat Zareen (51kg), Meena Kumari Devi (54kg), Sonia Lather (57kg), Neeraj (60kg), Pwilao Basumatary(64kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), Neetu (75kg), Nupur (75kg).

Men: Amit Panghal (49kg), Gaurav Solanki (52kg), Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg), Ankush Dahiya (60kg), Ashish (64kg), Mandeep Jangra (69kg), Ashish Kumar (75kg), Harsh Lakra (81kg), Naman Tanwar (91kg).

International Boxing Tournament during Chabahar city, Iran from Feb 22-28:

Men: Deepak (49kg), Lalitha Prasad Polipalli (52kg), Madan Lal (56kg), Manish Kaushik (60kg), Rohit Tokas (64kg), Duryodhan Singh Negi (69kg), Manjeet Singh Panghal (75kg), Manish Panwar (81kg), Sanjeet (91kg), Satish Kumar (+91kg).

38th Gee Bee International Boxing Tournament during Helsinki, Finland from March, 7 to 10.

Men: Govind Kumar Sahani (49kg), Sachin (52kg), Kavinder Singh Bisht (56kg), Shiva Thapa (60kg), Ankit Khatana (64kg), Dinesh (69kg), Prayag Chauhan (75kg), Sanjay (81kg), Sumit Sangwan (91kg), Naveen Kumar (+91kg).

Women: Preeti Beniwal (60kg), Pooja (69kg).