Sikkim boxer selected for training under Khelo India scheme

Thursday, Feb 18, 2021 08:15 [IST]

Last Update: Thursday, Feb 18, 2021 02:33 [IST]

Sikkim boxer selected for training under Khelo India scheme

RANGPO,: Prabha Gazmer, a young boxer from Dochum village, near Singtam, left for Rohtak, Haryana today to undergo boxing training.
Prabha is among the 3000-odd athletes selected under the component 'Talent Search and Development' of the Khelo India Scheme for further training to excel in national and international competitions.
Prabha, a class-10 student at Sirwani secondary school, said she will utilise the opportunity to improve herself as a boxer.
Born to Bhim Maya and Mohan Kumar Gazmer, Prabha has been boxing since a young age and has won many State and national level competitions.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi