Women’s Youth World Boxing Ch’ship Begins in Guwahati


Women’s Youth World Boxing Championship begins in Guwahati, Assam. Three young boxers will lock horn in the preliminaries. In 54 kilogram category, Shashi Chopra will play in 60 kg category, Mizoram’s Vanlalhriapuii will bout against Korean player and Astha Pahwa will take on opponent from Bulgaria in 69 kg.

Assam Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal has inaugurated the event. The finals will be held on November 26.
Current/Static Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
1. AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship- 
  • Mascot- one-horned rhino ‘Guppy’
  • Official Anthem- ‘Make Some Noise’
  • Venue- Guwahati, Assam.
2. Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President– Ajay Singh.
3. AIBA- Amateur International Boxing Association.
4. AIBA President- Dr Ching-Kuo Wu, Headquarters- Switzerland.
5. Ambassador for AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship 2017- Mary Kom.
Source- DD News