Asian champion Pooja Rani says she visualises herself on podium in upcoming Video games-Sports activities Information , Alenz

Asian champion Pooja Rani says she visualises herself on podium in upcoming Video games-Sports activities Information , Alenz

The 30-year-old from Bhiwani in Haryana stated she expects robust competitors from boxers of China, Wales, the Netherlands and Russia within the Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Asian champion Pooja Rani says she visualises herself on podium in upcoming Games

Pooja Rani outpunched Uzbekistan’s Mavluda Movlonova to win her second successive Asian Championships gold. BFI

New Delhi: A second successive Asian championship gold including to her confidence, Olympic-bound Indian boxer Pooja Rani (75kg) on Wednesday stated she will be able to visualise herself profitable a medal on the Tokyo Video games subsequent month.

Pooja defended her gold within the Asian Championships in Dubai a couple of days in the past by beating Mavluda Movlonova of Uzbekistan within the ultimate. That was her lone bout of the occasion as she bought a bye and a walkover earlier.

“I’ll give my greatest within the Olympics and the remainder is as much as God. After all, I see myself on the Olympic podium,” Pooja stated throughout a digital interplay from Pune the place she is presently coaching.

“I’m pleased with my preparations for the Olympics and this gold (in Asian Championships) has given me extra hope and confidence.”

The 30-year-old from Bhiwani in Haryana stated she expects robust competitors from boxers of China, Wales, the Netherlands and Russia within the Olympics.

4 Indian ladies boxers have certified for the Video games, together with six-time world champion MC Mary Kom.

“4 of us are going for a coaching stint in Italy on June 15. We are going to practice there with sparring companions who will likely be Europeans. So, that will likely be good for me,” she stated.

“There are not any extra competitions earlier than the Olympics, so overseas publicity with European sparring companions could be helpful,” she added.

She stated she bought her first jab of COVID-19 vaccine on 2 June and can get the second dose after coming back from deliberate journey to Italy. The task continues to be being finalised proper now by the nationwide federation.

“I’m imagined to get the second dose after 84 days underneath guidelines however I’m listening to that each one of India’s Olympic contingent will get second dose earlier than heading to Tokyo. Let’s examine,” she stated.

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