Mary Kom

New Delhi, February 12, 2020:

MC Mary Kom will be heading shortly for a training camp in Italy ahead of the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifiers to be held in March this year.

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She will be leaving on February 17 for the camp, which will assess where she stands ahead of the qualifiers. Boxers from as many as ten countries will be training in Italy.

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A total of 109 boxers (77 male and 32 female) are expected to take part. After the stint, the teams will head to Amman for the qualifiers. The qualifiers were earlier supposed to be held in Wuhan, China from February 3-14 but it was shifted after the coronavirus outbreak.

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Following the change in the location and date, the plan was disrupted. The male boxers, who were training in Inspire Institute of Sport, Vijayanagar for over two months travelled to Sports Authority of India, Patiala recently. The women’s team, meanwhile, have been training in Delhi.

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