Ajay Singh re-elected as BFI President; promises to take Indian boxing to greater heights

Having worked extensively with an ‘athlete-first’ approach while developing Indian boxing during his first tenure from 2016 to 2020, Ajay Singh has been elected as the President of Boxing Federation of India (BFI) for the second consecutive term with a thumping majority. Ajay Singh defeated challenger Ashish Shelar by a margin of 10 votes as he won the election 37-27 in the final counting of votes.

“I thank all my colleagues and State Member Units for their support and belief in me and the team. I am happy that BFI has reposed faith in me. I hope to live up to the expectations and continue to take boxing to greater heights,” President Ajay Singh said after the elections.

“It is great credit to all of us that this election was conducted so peacefully. We are one family, we will work towards the glory of our sport,” Singh added.