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SAF boxing team announced

August 16, 2006 18:17 IST

A 10-member boxing squad will take part in the South Asian Federation (SAF) Games to be held in Colombo from August 18-28.

The squad includes seasoned pugilists including Olympians Akhil Kumar, Vijender, Harpreet Singh and Varghese Johnson, Indian Amateur Boxing Federation announced on Wednesday.

The team: Sanjay Kumar Kole (48 kg - SSCB), H K Belwal (51 kg - SSCB), Akhil Kumar (54 kg - RSPB), A Lalit Lakra (42 kg - SSCB), Jai Bhagwan (42 kg - RSPB), Som Bahadur Pun (42 kg - SSCB), Vijender (44 kg - RSPB), Dinesh Kumar (44 kg - Haryana),  Harpreet Singh (44 kg - RSPB) and Varghese Johnson (46 kg - SSCB).

The squad will be accompanied by six officials: M Venu (National Coach - SAI), Blas Jose Iglesias Fernandez, Nirmolak Singh (Doctor), RB Singh (referee/judge), G Nagprewalla (jury) and L B Chhetri (manager).


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