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Amit Panghal aims second unbroken bullion during Strandja Memorial
February 15, 2019
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.
International Boxing Tournament Strandja during Sofia, Bulgaria from Feb 13-20: