NEW DELHI, Nov 30: Four Olympic-bound Indian boxers � two men and as many women � have been included in the sports ministry�s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Monday.
World bronze-medallist Simranjeet Kaur (60kg), Asian medallist Pooja Rani (75kg) joined MC Mary Kom in the elite group.
Asian silver-winner Ashish Kumar (75kg) and Asian Games bronze-winner Satish Kumar (+91kg) have been included in a group which already featured Amit Panghal (52kg), Manish Kaushik (63kg), and Vikas Krishan (69kg) among the Tokyo-bound.
Lovlina Borgohain and Kavinder Singh Bisht are also part of the core group. �Nikhat Zareen (51kg), Sonia Chahal (57kg) and Shiva Thapa (63kg) were moved to the TOPS Developmental group from the Core Group,� the SAI stated. � PTI