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World Series Boxing: India to take on Kazakhstan

ANI  |  New Delhi 

Indian Tigers will take their first shot at the International Association (AIBA) backed Season 8 that triggers off all over the world with the best pugilists from the roped square in action.

Olympic champions, World champions, Commonwealth champions and Asian champions will slug it out in this unique global team competition that starts from February 9.

Flyweight Bisht will lead the Indian charge against Kazakhstan's Astana Arlans while much is expected from Ankus Dahiya in the light weight class and Duryodhan Singh Negi in the Welter weight category.

promoted Indian Tigers will represent in the Boxing for the first time.

"Our boxers have been performing well internationally and they have trained hard for this competition. The boys are confident of a good show," said Commonwealth Youth Games gold medalist

"This is the first time I will be taking the ring in a professional competition, but the Indian Tigers are ready to take up the challenge and win the tie," said Kavinder Singh, the World Championships quarterfinalist.

The five-member squad includes Bisht (fly), Ankush Dhaiya (light), Duryodhan Singh Negi (welter), Brijesh Yadav (light-heavy) and (super heavy).

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, February 07 2018. 20:40 IST
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