On 18th August 2020, The Asian Boxing Championshipshas been cancelled due to COVID-19 disease and will be organized in the next year 2021. Jay Kowli (national federation’s Secretary-General) shared this information. the Asian Boxing Championship was to be held in India. Due to outgoing Coronavirus Disease, Asian Boxing Championship postponed to 2021.
Before this, the Asian Boxing Confederation’s (ASBC) Executive Committee conducted a meeting for it on 17th August 2020 to take the right decision. Last time, India hosted men’s Asian meet in Mumbai in the year 1980. the tournament became as a combined event for both men and women in 2019.
Apart from this. nine boxers of India including five men and four women will be the part of the Tokyo Olympics after qualifying.