Good news for Indian boxing: AIBA re-inducts BFI as permanent member

Tuesday`s decision marks India`s formal re-introduction into the international boxing fraternity after a gap of four years.

IANS| Last Updated: Dec 21, 2016, 00:23 AM IST
Good news for Indian boxing: AIBA re-inducts BFI as permanent member

New Delhi: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has unanimously voted to re-induct the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) as one of its permanent members during its extraordinary congress here on Tuesday.

Complementing India`s comeback into the international boxing fold, the AIBA has also decided to host its annual commission meeting in India in February next year.

Tuesday`s decision marks India`s formal re-introduction into the international boxing fraternity after a gap of four years.

"We are delighted that India is now a full member of AIBA. With this, our boxers will once again have the honour of competing under the Indian flag," BFI President Ajay Singh said in a statement.