New Delhi: Brushing aside speculations about his availability for the upcoming World Championship trials, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh returned to Patiala from a short leave and would be back in the ring tomorrow (Tuesday) to fight it out for a place in the team.
"I had taken a short leave and my coaches and seniors knew of it. I had informed all the concerned authorities before leaving. There were some personal issues that I had to attend to and I am back in Patiala now," Vijender said.
"I don't understand how this speculation started but I would certainly be giving the trials and hopefully earn a place in the side," said the former world number one in the middleweight (75kg) category.