IBF Press Release
Press Invitation

“Felicitation Ceremony of MC Mary Kom for winning the Bronze Medal and the entire Indian Boxing Contingent for a heartening show at the London Olympics 2012”

The Indian Amateur Boxing Federation in collaboration with Monnet Ispat & Energy Limited cordially invites you for a press conference to felicitate the tremendous achievement of MC Mary Kom and other members of the Indian Boxing Contingent who put up a heart-warming performance at the London Games.

The Purpose of the event

MC Mary Kom scripted a new chapter in Olympic history by becoming the first Indian women boxer to bag a podium finish at the 2012 London Games. A true legend of the sport, the 5 times World Champion’s bronze medal winning performance – a historic milestone – is bound to inspire future generations of athletes in the sport. Sponsors of the Indian Boxing Team, the Monnet Group would like to appreciate and applaud this tremendous feat achieved by Mary Kom in addition to a cash prize. As the country basks in the glory of an Olympic boxing medal, we should take heart from the performance of the rest of the Indian Boxing team, which bodes well for the future of sport in the country. Despite not being able to translate performance into medals, it was a gritty effort put up by the Indian pugilists.

Program: Press Conference, media interaction with the Olympians, followed by lunch.


Present at the event will be:


Shri Abhay Singh Chautala – President, Indian Amateur Boxing Federation

Mr. Sandeep Jajodia – EVC & MD Monnet Ispat & Energy Limited

Brig. PKM Raja – Secretary General, IABF & Chef De Mission, Indian Olympic Contingent

Mr. Bhupinder Singh – Vice President, IABF

Mr. Gurbux Singh Sandhu – Chief Coach Indian Men’s boxing team

Olympians (MC Mary Kom, Vijender Singh, Manoj Kumar, Jai Bhagwan, Vikas Krishan, Sumit Sangwan, L Devendro, Shiva Thapa along with other coaches)


Time & Date: 10:45 AM – 2:00 PM, Thursday, 16th Aug 2012

Venue: Shangri – La, Ballroom (Hall on Level 1)

Address - Shangri – La, Ashoka Road, Connaught Place, ND

 

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