Berhampur, June 4 (LocalWire): A sixteen-member team today left for Rudrapur in Uttarakhand to participate in the 3rd Youth Men’s and Women’s National Boxing Championship scheduled to be held from 8-13 June.
The National Boxing Championship is organized by the Boxing Federation of India in association with the Uttrakhand Boxing Association.
The team comprising nine boys and seven girls aged between 17 and 18 years were picked from a selection camp held here on 31 May, said Sishir Kumar Panigrahy of Odisha Amateur Boxing Association (OABA).
He said as many as 60 players across the state participated in the camp.
The general secretary of OABA Anil Kumar Bahidar is the supervisor of the national championship and Panigrahy has been appointed as the referee judge in the tournament.