India`s Olympic-bound boxers Mary Kom and Lovlina Borgohain on Wednesday obtained their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine at Command Hospital in Pune on Wednesday.
The ongoing elite girls nationwide camp on the Army Sports Institute in Pune, is scheduled to go on until July 31 and is being performed for the Olympic certified pugilists. Six-time world champion Mary Kom and two-time world championship bronze medallist Lovlina are at present coaching there. Alongside the duo, 4 members from the teaching and assist workers staff additionally obtained their first jab of the vaccine.
Last week, Indian girls boxers together with Mary Kom (51kg) and two different Olympic-bound boxers Simranjit Kaur (60kg), and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) had been named for the elite girls nationwide camp.
With a surge within the Covid-19 instances, the choice was taken to shift the camp to Pune. The 2019 World Championship bronze medallist Jamuna Boro (54kg) can be making a return to the nationwide camp after a protracted break attributable to an damage as she is included among the many 10 boxers chosen to participate within the nationwide camp.
Another Olympic certified boxer Pooja Rani (75kg), who has been coaching at IIS Bellary because the lockdown, will proceed to coach on the identical venue for now.
The nationwide coaching camp will probably be performed in a safe coaching module during which gamers are divided into three totally different teams alongside their respective sparring companions and coaches as they’ll prepare inside the group at totally different scheduled occasions.
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