2 Aug : The Beijing bound Indian Boxing Contingent comprising of 5 boxers, 2 coaches, 1 physio and 1 manager were given a warm send off by the Boxing Federation President Mr. Abhay Singh Chautala. The boxers and the coaches were positive and confident that they would give their lifes best performance at the Beijing Olympics 2008.
Mr. Abhay Singh Chautala wished all the boxers the very best of luck to win a podium finish at the Beijing Olympics and keep India’s flag flying high. He said that the whole country had faith in the 5 boxers and were hopeful that the prayers of the millions of Indian boxing lovers will not go in vain.
The Indian contingent will leave Delhi in the early hours of 02 August and reach Beijing by noon. The South African Physiotherapist Mr. Heath Mathews will be leaving by a later flight on 02 August and join the team at Beijing.
The President and all members of the Indian Boxing Federation wish our young boxers good luck for a successful performance at Beijing.