Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur inaugurated IBA Women's World Boxing Championships
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The IBA Women's World Boxing Championships began on 15 March in New Delhi.
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Union Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur inaugurated it at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex.
International Boxing Association (IBA) President Umar Kremlev, and Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh were present on the occasion.
BFI is hosting the biggest boxing event till the 26th of March.
The Championship is taking placein India for the third time after 2006 and 2018, the most for any country.
The tournament will witness the participation of more than 350 boxers from around 74 countries.
The Indian team of 12 boxers for the event includes 2020 Tokyo Bronze medallist, Lovlina Borgohain and the current world champion in the 50kg category,Nikhat Zareen.
IBA World Boxing Championships
The IBA World Boxing Championships, and the IBA Women's World Boxing Championships, are biennial boxing competitions.
This is organised by the International Boxing Association (IBA), which is the sport governing body.
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