Alfiya Pathan, the city’s lone international boxer, has left for Jordan to compete in the ASBC Elite Boxing Championship, which will take place from October 30 to November 13.
Alfiya will compete in the 81-plus category for India. She is Maharashtra’s only female boxer who has been chosen for this event. She is also India’s youngest participant.
She previously won gold medals in the Under-17 category at the Asian Junior Boxing Championship and the 2021 Youth Championship in 2019.
The team is accompanied by India team chief coach Bhaskar Bhatt.
The secretary of Maha rashtra Boxing Association Dr Rakesh Tiwari, Advocate Sajjad Husain, former mayor Dayashankar Tiwari, Al fiya’s coach Ganesh Purohit have wished best luck to Alfiya.