Olympic-bound boxers Manish Kaushik and Satish Kumar will skip the Asian Boxing Championships beginning Might 21 in Dubai as they have not totally recovered from Covid-19.
“It’s excellent news for us that Kaushik’s newest Covid-19 report is destructive. However since he hasn’t began regular coaching, it has been determined that he’ll skip the Asian meet,” a coach related to the nationwide camp advised IANS from Patiala.
Whereas Kaushik has certified for Olympics in males’s 63kg, Kumar will compete in males’s 91 kg class.
Each boxers are attending the nationwide camp on the Nationwide Institute of Sports activities in Patiala.
The 25-year-old Kaushik started the 2021 season with a formidable victory in an invitational boxing event in Spain in March.
In line with the nationwide staff coach, Kaushik will resume coaching at reasonable depth this week.
“We’ll begin at 30 to 40 p.c and step by step enhance the load. We aren’t in a rush as the principle focus is to carry out effectively on the Tokyo Olympic Video games,” added the coach.
Kumar, 32, has already began coaching however is but to coach at 100% depth. “He’s not match for competitors so it was determined to offer him a break,” added the coach.
The Indian staff members will depart for Dubai on Might 22 as their bouts begin from Might 24.