11th Women`s National Boxing Championship at Thrissur

Updated: Nov 30, 2010, 20:08 PM IST

: The 11th women`s national Boxing championship will commence here from Dec 4.

The training camp was going at Kuriachira in which 10 boxers were participating, Championship’s general convener, Paul Puther, said in a statement here.

The team for the 2012 Olympics to be held in London would be selected from this championship.

While Kerala bagged the championship in 2004, they runners up in 2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007.

Coach of the indian team, Dronacharya Chandralal expressed the hope that at least four boxers from kerala—Ashlamol Thomas, Princy, Hema and Mrudla, would qualify for the Olympics.

Ashla mol besides being the junior national champion, had bagged silver medal twice in the senior national championship. She had won gold medal in the international junior championship held in Turkey in 2007, he said.

PTI

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