History of Indian Boxing Federation
The first governing body for boxing in India, Bombay Presidency Amateur Boxing Federation was set up in the city of Mumbai in the Indian stateof Maharashtra. The Indian Amateur Boxing Federation was set up on 25th February 1949, due to the endeavour of the President of the Bombay Presidency Amateur Boxing Federation (1944-48) H.V. Pointon. At the first meeting itself, at the Governor's Pavilion of the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai, Major F.G. Baker was elected as the first secretary. The city of Mumbai became the headquarters for this national boxing federation. Indian Boxing Federation organized the first National Championship in March 1950 at Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.
Facilities at Indian Boxing Federation
The Indian Boxing Federation incorporates around 6000 registered boxers and it also keeps tracks of records of their professional and personal details which comprises their achievements in terms of medals won and participation in a championships.
For each boxer it is almost necessary and mandatory that he possesses an identity card registered to IBF in order to participate in any championship organized by it.
The records of the Indian Boxing Federation are completely digitalized. The information and contents of the website is updated on a regular basis. There are also facilities for online display of live score for each championship that are available on the website. The data and information are availed by all the state affiliations as well. The website also provides sufficient info about all the state federation and also registered female, male boxers, official and coaches, and also the training centres.
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