Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Jan 28: Jammu will be represented by Dr Sanjogita Soodan, Sports Medicine Specialist Doctor with J&K Armed Police HQ, in the historic Pro Boxing Debut of Former World Champion & Arjuna Awardee Sarita Devi at Imphal tomorrow.
Dr Sanjogita who is the Chairperson of Indian Boxing Council (IBC) Medical Commission was the Contingent Doctor for India at London Olympics 2012, Asian Games Guangzhou 2010 and many other International Competitions. Dr Sanjogita Soodan’s role as the Chairperson IBC Medical Commission is extremely important in the sport of Professional Boxing where the punches are harder and knock-outs are common occurrences.
Not only has her two decades experience of Amateur Boxing giving her the confidence to handle all pressure situations but also will be able to deal with cuts and deep injuries which are otherwise dealt with by specialist ‘Cutmen’. Indian Boxing Council’s Fight Night IBC-3 at Imphal on January 29, 2017 will feature Asian Games Silver Medalist Sarita Devi, Commonwealth Games Bronze Medalist Pinki Jangra, Commonwealth Games Silver Medallist Som Bahadur Poon, AIBA Cadet World Champion Vipin Kumar and IBC Super Welter Weight Champion Siddharth Varma in action against boxers from Hungary, Slovakia, Uganda, Thailand and India.