Surmala Chanu of TBA enters pre-quarter of 2nd Manipur Invitation Boxing Championship

The championship was inaugurated by Keishamthong MLA L Jayantakumar and it was participated by 230 boxers, including 39 girls in the Junior and 37 in the Sub-Junior category.


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Sixteen boxers have moved into the pre-quarter stages of the 2nd Manipur State Invitation Boxing Championship 2021 organised by Manipur Amateur Boxing Association at Boxing Ring, Khuman Lampak Sports Complex.

The championship was inaugurated by Keishamthong MLA L Jayantakumar and it was participated by 230 boxers, including 39 girls in the Junior and 37 in the Sub-Junior category. As for the boys, there are 79 boxers in Junior and 75 boxers in Sub-Junior category.

The preliminary round bout on the opening day saw Sanabam Surmala Chanu of TBA beating M Sagar Chanu of Mary Kom Boxing Academy to move into the pre-quarter final of Junior Girl 48 kg category.

As for the Junior Boys, H Hera Singh, individual entry, beat Joel Lallian of LUC in 60 kg bout while NBA boxer L Luhen Meitei beat H Rohit Singh, individual entry, in Junior Boys 60 kg and K Roshan Singh of AAYCA beat K Lenin Singh of UBA in Junior Boys 60 kg to move into the pre-quarter final as well.

Mary Kom Boxing Academy boxer Lanchenba Mangang Yumnam got a walkover to S Yoihenba of ABA to proceed to pre-quarter of the Junior Boys 60 kg.

The other Junior Boys who advanced to pre-quarter final are Th Bishwamitra of IVRBS in 50 kg; E Sunanda, individual entry in 52 kg; I Malemnganba of MKBA in 52 kg; Y Arnold of NBA in 52 kg; Kh Danyson Meitei, individual entry in 52 kg; M Radison of KBA in 54 kg; Th Amitkumar of IVRBS in 54 kg; Md Ajim of SRBA in 54 kg; and Y Henary of AUS in 57 kg.

In the Sub-Junior Boys, Meekness Khaidem Meitei of MKBA in 52 kg and Prabin Naorem of SRBA in 52 kg also entered the pre-quarter stages. 

First Published:Oct. 6, 2021, 2:44 a.m.

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