Olympian boxer Manoj Kumar and his coach Rajesh Kumar, who have been attacking the sports system from the beginning, have once again attacked the system. Indian boxers in the Tokyo Olympics-2020 and have blamed the lack of supporting staff for their poor performance in other sports. Boxer Manoj Kumar said in a tweet that the boxing support staff has failed to maintain the fitness of our boxers. Our medal hope, world number one Amit Panghal is missing a personal coach somewhere. Had he been with him, the result would have been different and another medal would have been in India's bag.
Out of country training program was the wrong decision
His coach Rajesh Kumar tweeted that it was the worst decision to have a training program for players outside the country. In such an environment, we could have performed better only by staying in the country. The performance director and chief coach are responsible for the boxers' defeat in the Tokyo Olympics.
Olympian boxer Manoj Kumar with his coach Rajesh Kumar. photo internet media
In the same tweet, national boxer Mukesh Kumar has replied that responsibility and accountability should be fixed for this defeat. The country has lost one medal. Coach Rajesh Kumar said that Amit Panghal requested many times that his coach be sent along, but he was not listened to. The coach who teaches the boxer since childhood understands his every move, his presence during the game also boosts the morale.
It was not right to do it with world number ranked boxer Amit Panghal. Sixth-ranked boxer Vikas Krishnan was injured. This shows a lack of fitness, which is also reflected in the lack of support staff. The same happened in the case of Manik Batra and Manu Bhaker. Rajesh said that we should have learned from the Rio Olympics.