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India women boxers welcome increase in weight categories for 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo

The adjustment in the weight classes in ladies' and men's boxing for the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo has been met a blended response from the Indian boxing clique. The International Olympic Council has chosen to expand weight classes for ladies and reduction the men's weight classifications for the Tokyo Games. 

From past three classes, ladies will now contend in five weight classifications — 51kg, 57kg, 60kg, 69kg and 75kg — in Tokyo. The two classifications have been incorporated to bring sexual orientation equality at the Games. 

"It is a decent choice and gives us a considerable measure of room the extent that a shot at awards is concerned. Young ladies, who were stressing themselves to fit into the past three weight classifications can now ease up a bit and make it in their regular weight classes," boss mentor for ladies Gurbax Singh Sandhu told PTI. "India will profit by this as ladies' confining is proceeding to develop the nation." 

The men's classification will lose two spot and will now have eight classifications rather than the past 10. The IOC is yet to choose which two men's classifications must be rejected. 

The cut on men's class has an unforgiving response from India's outside mentor Santiago Nieva. In spite of the fact that he was content with the development of ladies' boxing, he called the men's cut as body blow. 

"Entirely from the point of view of being the men's mentor, this is a body blow. We don't yet know which two weight classifications are being dropped however suppose it is a solid one for us," Nieva said. 

"I didn't anticipate that two weight classes will be dropped, I was trusting they would drop one. Be that as it may, it's useful for ladies, I am upbeat they are getting their due. Be that as it may, how about we perceive how things get down to business at long last," he included. 

Nieva is an individual from the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) mentors bonus and will be a piece of the AIBA meeting which concludes the Tokyo2020 boxing rivalry. 

"The AIBA has a meeting in late July when most likely we would think about the men's classes. The different commissions will give their view on it and that is the means by which things will be finished," he clarified. 

India have just won two awards — both bronze — in boxing at the Olympic Games. Vijender Singh won a bronze award at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games while MC Mary Kom, a five-time best on the planet, won the bronze decoration at the 2012 London Olympics. Be that as it may, Mary Kom's favored class, 48kg, won't be at the Tokyo Games. 

"I can change in accordance with this. For the present I will be contending in the 48kg class on the grounds that my arrangement is concluded for the Asian Championships this year and the Commonwealth Games one year from now. Be that as it may, yes, the IOC has taken a choice and we should pass by it, so I will make changes," Mary Kom said.

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