Eight Members Of Indian Boxing Squad Test Positive For COVID-19 In Turkey | Boxing News

Gaurav Solanki is among the many three Indian boxers who examined constructive for coronavirus.© AFP

Eight members of an Indian boxing squad, together with three pugilists, examined constructive for COVID-19 throughout a contest journey to Turkey and have been quarantined in Istanbul. Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Gaurav Solanki (57kg), Prayag Chouhan (75kg) and Brijesh Yadav (81kg) examined constructive for the virus per week again, resulting in them being quarantined following the occasion which ended on March 19. Coaches Dharmendra Yadav and Santosh Birmole, physiotherapists Shikha Kedia and Dr Umesh together with video analyst Nitin Kumar are the others in isolation, a crew supply instructed PTI.

They have been in Istanbul to compete within the Bosphorus Tournament. Solanki had claimed the lone medal — a bronze — amongst males.

Among girls, Nikhat Zareen (51kg) had additionally fetched a bronze serving to India end with two medals total.

The others who travelled for the match have been Lalith Prasad (52kg), Shiva Thapa (63kg), Duryodhan Singh Negi (69kg), Naman Tanwar (91kg) and Krishnan Sharma (+91kg).


The girls’s group featured Zareen, Sonia Lather (57kg), Parveen (60kg), Jyoti Grewal (69kg) and Pooja Saini (75kg).

The ones who’ve examined constructive should look forward to at the least yet one more week earlier than they endure a contemporary COVID-19 check to establish their restoration and clear the passage for a flight residence.

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