Boxers Vikas Krishan, Manish Kaushik, Satish Kumar and Ashish Kumar also joined the men's camp in Patiala alongside Amit Panghal. The camp will continue till March 14.
Indian men's boxing team will be in for a challenging time at the AIBA World Championships, starting at Belgrade on Monday.
The country’s Tokyo Olympics-returned boxers will also have to compete and claim gold at the Nationals to be eligible for the global showpiece
Kom, 38, who is a 2012 Olympic bronze-medallist, prevailed 4-1 against Dominican Republic's Miguelina Hernandez Garcia, who is 15 years her junior
Manish Kaushik defeated Denmark's Nikolai Terteryan in a split decision. However, Mohammed Hussamuddin and Vikas Krishan ended with silver medals
A 14-member Indian contingent (eight men and six women), including nine Olympic qualified and other top boxers, is taking part at the 35th edition of the tournament.
The 37-year-old flyweight boxer, who is a six-time world champion, last competed at the Asian Olympic qualifiers in Jordan in March last year.
While Amit Panghal was handed a cash award of Rs 14 lakh for his silver medal-winning effort in 52kg category, Manish Kaushik received Rs 8 lakh for winning the bronze in the 63kg in the just concluded AIBA World Boxing Championships
Manish Kaushik (63kg) defeated Kyrgyzstan's Uulu Argen Kadyrbek 5-0 in the only bout of the day for India at the World Boxing Championships.
The AIBA has also decided to introduce a bout review system from September this year through which teams would be allowed to challenge decisions of a maximum of two bouts in a tournament.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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