Mary Kom Picked for AIBA's Olympic Test Event

M C Mary Kom is the lone woman boxer in an Indian team, selected by the AIBA to compete in its Test event for next year\'s Olympic Games

Published: 18th November 2015 06:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th November 2015 06:33 PM   |  A+A-

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NEW DELHI: Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom is the lone woman boxer in a six-strong Indian team which has been selected by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to compete in its Test event for next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

"Six Indian Boxers have been selected by International Boxing Association AIBA to participate in the Test Event to be held at Rio De Janeiro, Brazil from the 4-6 December, 2015," the AIBA ad-hoc committee running the sport in the country said in a statement.

The team also includes 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medalllst Manoj Kumar and World Championships quarterfinalist Satish Kumar among others.

The Team: Rohit Tokas, Manoj Kumar, Devanshu Jaiswal, Parveen Kumar, Satish Kumar, M C Mary Kom

Reserve: Karkara Shyamkumar.


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