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Santiago Nieva steps down as Indian boxing High Performance Director | Boxing News

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Santiago Nieva steps down as Indian boxing High Performance Director | Boxing News

NEW DELHI: Indian men’s boxing group Superior Performance Director Santiago Nieva has stepped down from his job just after serving for 5 several years, the national federation mentioned on Saturday.
Nieva, who took demand of the national staff in 2017, will just take up the position of the Australian nationwide boxing workforce head coach.
Nieva’s five-year stint experienced seen some impressive achievements such as the best-ever participation at the Tokyo Olympics and historic two medals in the 2019 Men’s World Championships.
“Indian boxing has benefited immensely with Santiago’s presence. He has played an instrumental function in crafting the development of Indian boxing in the last 5 a long time and we thank him for all the attempts and challenging operate,” Boxing Federation of India president Ajay Singh claimed in a release.
On his component, Nieva said he experienced an astounding 5 yrs of doing work with the BFI and the proficient Indian boxers.
“Fantastic bye is constantly difficult but which is how lifetime will work. I thank BFI for all their assist throughout my time with Indian staff. I believe that Indian boxing has great potential and it will continue to increase,” Nieva stated.
Nieva’s first agreement was up to the Tokyo Olympics but in January it was extended till the 2024 Paris Olympics.

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