Ajay Singh has been re-elected as President of the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) after defeating former Maharashtra sports minister Ashish Shelar in the polls. Singh received 37 votes while Shelar, who has held many top positions in sport, including the role of President of Maharashtra Cricket Association and Mumbai District Football Association, got 27 votes in the BFI elections today.
Tokyo Olympics-bound Indian Boxer Amit Panghal said the experience of Singh will help India win medals in the upcoming games.
Yesterday, the six-time world champion boxer Mary Kom credited BFI President Ajay Singh for the remarkable performances of the boxers from the country at the global stage in recent years.
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