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The Second India Open International Boxing Tournament will begin today at Sarusajai stadium in Guwahati.

16 countries will participate in the tournament where nearly 200 boxers will vying for the podium. The preliminaries will be held today and tomorrow to be followed by the quarter-finals and semi-finals, culminating into the grand finale on May 24.

India has fielded a strong contingent of 38 men and 37 women in the tournament including Mary Kom in 51-kilogram category.

Six pugilists from Assam would representing the country in front of the home crowd. Last year, India won 6 gold medals. The competition will be held in a total of 18 categories, 10 in men and 8 in women.

The gold medalist will get 2500 US dollar and Silver medalist will earn 1000 US dollar. 



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