Boxing tournament concludes
IMPHAL, Mar 27
To boost boxing in the State of Manipur, Sarita Regional Boxing Academy and SEDO Club under guidance of Manipur Boxing Federation organised an amateur Boxing Tournament from 23 to 27 March.
The tournament saw participation of a large number of boxers in various weight categories both for men and women. The participants included International and National level boxers who have gained repute in various boxing championships. 31 boxers, both men and women, of the Assam Rifles Boxing Team also participated in the competition, said a statement issued by PRO Assam Rifles.
All the players displayed utmost professionalism and sportsmanship during the conduct of the event and the Assam Rifles Boxing Team emerged as the overall champions in the tournament, added the statement.
The winners were felicitated by Major General Alok Naresh, Inspector General Assam Rifles (South). The General Officer while emphasizing on fitness standards, stated that competitions of such stature encourages the moral values, sportsmanship and cohesiveness amongst the youth.