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Veteran boxer Sarita Devi in AIBA athletes commission

Sarita Devi. File

Sarita Devi. File   | Photo Credit: Ritu Raj Konwar


Sarita was in the running as sole candidate to represent the Asian bloc

Veteran Indian boxer L. Sarita Devi has been elected unopposed to the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) first-ever athletes commission to represent the Asian bloc.

Sarita was in the running as sole candidate from the region. The commission features one male and a female boxer from each of the five regional confederations (Asia, Oceania, Europe, Americas and Europe).

The 37-year-old is currently an athlete representative in the executive committee of the Boxing Federation of India.

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