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National boxing meet from October 24 at Swarna Bharati Indoor Stadium
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
DRM, Waltair Division Mukul Saran Mathur and Secretary of Railway Sports Promotion Board Rekha Yadava on Tuesday unveiled the poster for the forthcoming 2nd Elite National Boxing Championship to be held at Swarna Bharati Indoor Stadium from October 24 to 30.
The Boxing Federation of India gave an opportunity to RSPB to host the 2nd Elite National Boxing Championship and chose Visakhapatnam for the sports meet as the city had produced a lot of boxers. The 1st one was conducted at Guwahati in 2016.
Speaking on the occasion Rekha Yadav said the Railways had always in the forefront in encouraging sports. Railways have 3000 active sportspersons including 1200 national and international medalists. Boxing has been the traditional bastion of the Railways.