Boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu honoured with the National Awards

Indian women boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu oversee boxers during a practice session at IG Stadium on Tuesday. Express photo by Oinam Anand. 07 February 2017
Vastavam web:  Long-serving Indian boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu has been honoured with the National Awards for senior citizens by President Ramnath Kovind.Sandhu, who has the distinction of coaching both the men and women boxers, was bestowed the honour at a function here on Monday.Sandhu was India’s longest-serving men’s national coach, occupying the position for two decades before he was handed charge of the women campers earlier this year.That tenure, however, ended up being a short one and he was replaced by Shiv Singh last month.