The momentum is certainly lost: Vijender Singh on Indian boxing

Indian boxing is going through one of its toughest phases with national Federation being in suspension for a year now. The International Boxing Association has, in fact, threatened to bar Indian boxers from all competitions if the IBF fails to hold a re-election latest by December first week.

updated: October 11, 2013 14:19 IST
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New Delhi: The momentum is certainly lost and an opportunity seems to have been missed, feels the poster boy of Indian boxing Vijender Singh as he lamented the sport's rather poor growth despite the euphoria that was generated by his historic bronze medal at the 2008 Olympics.

Speaking to PTI before leaving today for the World Championship starting October 14 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Vijender said the buzz is certainly missing.

The first Indian boxer to grab medals at the Olympics and the World Championship, the former middle-weight number one rued the "missed opportunities".

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