LAHORE - The five-day 34th National Boxing Championship began here at the Punjab College Hall in which 118 boxers of 14 affiliated units of the federation are participating.

The finals of the championship will be held on April 27 organised under the aegis of Punjab Boxing Association.

POA president Lt Gen (retd) Arif Hasan inaugurated the championship while Punjab Olympic Association secretary, PBF secretary, PBA president and secretary were also present.

In 49kgs weight category, Sheroz of Navy beat Saqib Ali of Fata, M Nauman of Army beat Tanvir of Islamabad, Tabish (HEC) beat Abdul Jabbar of Balochistan, Naqeebullah of Wapda beat Jahanzeb of Sindh and Shoaib Murad of Rangers win against Salahuddin of KP.

In the 52kgs weight, Jamal of Army beat Asmat Yar of Punjab 17-1 while Waheed of PAF beat Asif of Navy 6-2.