Nepal arranged training sessions for their sport journalists to promote the sport

When Nepal claimed historical medal at the ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships, the country celebrated the International Boxing Day with specific programs which supports the spread of the sport in the developing South Asian nation.

The NSJF Academy and Kathmandu District Boxing Association arranged training sessions for sports journalists to increase their knowledge about the sport which could be strong benefits for the media members in the future.

Altogether 46 journalists attended in the program and enjoyed the training sessions in Kathmandu. An experienced Nepali coach Mr. Anup Lama led the theoretical and technical aspects of the boxing. The journalists were informed about Nepal’s boxing history, its international successes and the new rules of the sport.

The Secretary General of Nepal Boxing Association Mr. Sabin Bhattacharya was the special guest of the program while their famous sport official Mr. Rajiv Shrestha also attended in the event. The Chairman of the Nepal Sports Journalists Forum Mr. Durganath Subedi believes that the joint training program helped for the participants to understand boxing better. 

Nepal is planning to attend in all of the upcoming ASBC Asian Boxing Championships which will be scheduled in 2021 and 2022. Nepal’s management has got also strong plans to compete in the AIBA Men’s Elite World Boxing Championships with four boxers in the event which will be starting from October 24.

The President of the Asian Boxing Confederation Mr. Anas Alotaiba of the United Arab Emirates attended in the outstanding gala events at the International Boxing Day which was held in Belgrade, Serbia on that day.

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