New Delhi: Olympic bronze medalist Vijender Kumar will lead the Indian contingent in the upcoming Asian Boxing Olympic Qualifiers, going to be held in Astana, Kazakhstan, from April 4.

The selected team also includes the Commonwealth games gold medalist Suranjay Singh. 

The Indian pugilist will be going through a tough practice in Delhi before leaving for Kazakhstan.

India will be vying for Olympic berths in these categories:

Light Weight: SSuranjay Batom Weight: Shiva Thapa Middle Weight: Vijender Singh Light Heavy Weight: Sumit Sangwan Heavy Weight: Manpreet Singh Super Heavy Weight: Paramjeet Samota

Team Manager: Brigadier PK Muralitharan Coach: Gurbaksha Singh Sandhu, BL Fernandez, Kutappa C and Jaidev Bisht Physiotherapist: Hari Verma Doctor: Abhishek Chaudhary

(JPN/Bureau)