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The match was to be held on the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium from 21 to 31 Might within the nationwide capital, which is recording over 20,000 day by day circumstances proper now.

Asian Boxing Championship moved from Delhi to Dubai due to COVID-19

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New Delhi: The Asian Boxing Championship which was scheduled to be held in New Delhi subsequent month was on Wednesday moved to Dubai due to the deepening COVID-19 disaster in India however the nationwide federation will stay a co-host together with its UAE counterpart.

The match was to be held on the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium from 21 to 31 Might within the nationwide capital, which is recording over 20,000 day by day circumstances proper now.

“Within the wake of worldwide journey restrictions to India, the Boxing Federation of India (BFI), in session with Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC), has determined to conduct the upcoming 2021 version of the ASBC Asian Elite Males and Girls Boxing Championships in Dubai,” the BFI stated in a press release.

“The occasion will now be organised by BFI in affiliation with UAE Boxing Federation.

The day by day addition of over 3 lakh new circumstances has led to a number of international locations imposing bans on flights to and from India.

“…with the newly-imposed worldwide journey restrictions from many international locations because of the prevailing pandemic state of affairs, BFI and ASBC collectively took a choice to relocate the match,” the BFI stated.

The nationwide physique’s President Ajay Singh stated it was a troublesome resolution however one which needed to be taken.

“It is unlucky that we have now to shift the venue out of India. We have been very eager to host the championships in Delhi however we’re left with no choices,” he stated.

“Boxers’ security is an important concern for us and therefore we needed to take this resolution. We intently monitored the state of affairs and after deliberation with ASBC in addition to the Authorities of India, we determined to conduct the match in Dubai,” he added.

In a communication to all of the member nationwide federations, ASBC knowledgeable that the upcoming version of the championships will now happen between 21 Might to 1 June.

The Indian males’s group for the occasion is but to be introduced however the girls’s group has been named and shall be spearheaded by the enduring MC Mary Kom (51kg).

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Updated: April 28, 2021 — 9:17 am

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