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She has been given a programmed spot in a passing challenge for Tokyo 2020 


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MC Mary Kom has propelled numerous youthful fighters in India yet one of the new age feels the six-times best on the planet has gotten uncommon treatment from the nation's alliance over Olympic capability and is battling back. 

The 36-year-old Kom, an Olympic bronze medallist from London 2012, has been given a programmed spot in a passing challenge for Tokyo 2020 by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI). 

That choice has been censured by 23-year-old individual flyweight Nikhat Zareen, who says that Kom ought to need to experience preliminaries. 

The BFI at first reported that lone the finalists of the ongoing big showdowns would be naturally chosen for the Olympic qualifier in China right on time one year from now while others would need to acquire a spot through preliminaries. 

Kom, be that as it may, was just a semi-finalist at the universes in Russia prior this month, in the end leaving endlessly with a bronze, her eighth award altogether at the titles. 

Indeed, even Kom's choice for the occasion in Russia was buried in contention after the BFI excluded her from preliminaries for those titles. 

Zareen, whose expectations of contending at the Tokyo Olympics will be finished if Kom qualifies in China, has written to sports serve Kiren Rijiju requesting his mediation. Kom has said she would adhere to BFI guidelines. 

"I have been propelled by Mary Kom since I was an adolescent," Zareen wrote in her letter to the priest. 

"The most ideal way I can do equity to this motivation was to endeavor to be as extraordinary a fighter as her... 

"I have been dependably educated that the standard is presently being changed again to oblige my senior Mary Kom as the Indian applicant without a preliminary." 

Her motivation has gotten support from different competitors, including shooter Abhinav Bindra, India's just individual Olympic gold medallist, who said Kom's past accomplishments ought not concede her positive treatment. 

"While I have all the regard for Mary Kom...In sport, yesterday NEVER tallies," Bindra tweeted. 

BFI secretary general Jay Kowli, who was in Dubai, said he couldn't remark without counseling different authorities while choice council boss Rajesh Bhandari was not accessible to remark when reached by Reuters. 

Sports Minister Rijiju, be that as it may, has discounted any intercession refering to the BFI's self-sufficiency under the Olympic contract. 

"I'll clearly pass on to Boxing Federation to take the best choice remembering the wellbeing of the country, sports and competitors," he tweeted on Friday. 

Zareen expressed gratitude toward the clergyman and said she sought after a conclusion to "preference and nepotism".

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