Govind from Gorakhpur will Represent the Asian Championship of Boxing
- 23 Sep 2022
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On September 22, 2022, boxing coach Sujit Kumar Gautam informed that Govind Sahni of Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh will represent the country in the Asian Championship of Boxing to be held in Jordan from October 30 to November 12.
- Govind Sahni of Uttar Pradesh is the only player from the state who managed to make it to the Indian team. He will represent the country in the 48kg weight category.
- It is known that Govind had represented India at the World Championships held in Serbia in October 2021 but could not win any medal.
- It is noteworthy that Govind Sahni has won gold medal in men's elite national boxing championship in Karnataka, gold medal in open international boxing championship in Thailand, gold medal in open international boxing championship in Vietnam, gold medal in open international boxing championship in Kazakhstan.
- Apart from this, he has also won medals in international level boxing competition held in India along with Finland, Poland, Russia.