Prize money for every bout won during Boxing Nationals

Boxers competing at the 57th National Championships will not just fetch medals for their triumphs but also take home decent prize money for every bout won at the event starting Saturday.

Last Updated: Jul 08, 2010, 19:07 PM IST

New Delhi: Boxers competing at the 57th National Championships will not just fetch medals for their triumphs but also take home decent prize money for every bout won at the event starting Saturday.

With the Indian Boxing Federation finding sponsors in the Sahara India Group, Videocon and the Monnet group, the boxers will be handed cash prizes after every bout at the Talkatora Stadium.
Every preliminary round win will get a boxer Rs 1000.

Winners of quarterfinal bouts will take home Rs 2000, while semifinal wins will fetch a boxer Rs 4000.
The winners of the final bouts will get Rs 6000 each along with added cash awards of Rs 10,000 to the champion boxers in each weight category on the final day.

PTI