Dream Sports Foundation partners with Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation to support female boxers

Last Updated: Monday, 22 March 2021 (17:07 IST)
Kolkata: (DSF) on Monday announced a partnership with the Regional Foundation (MKRBF) to support six talented and budding from Imphal.

Through this partnership, DSF, the philanthropic arm of Dream Sports, one of India’s leading sports technology companies, will facilitate training and provide educational and financial assistance to these promising boxers for the next one year.
 
Founded by Olympic medalist boxer M.C. Mary Kom, and her husband K. Onkholer Kom, the MKRBF currently offers free world-class training, nutritional support, lodging, education, medical and competition-related expenses to over 87 talented underprivileged youth.
 
Through this partnership under the DSF Elite vertical - which aims to groom young talented athletes to compete nationally and internationally in different sports - comprehensive support will be provided to select girls from underprivileged backgrounds aspiring to take up boxing as a competitive sport.
 
The support will include year-round gold standard technical training, apparel and equipment, accommodation, tournament exposure, diet and nutrition, education and tuition and other extracurricular activities.
 
“We are grateful for Dream Sports Foundation to partner with us and help these young athletes during one of the most important stages in their lives. DSF has done some exceptional work through its young athlete development program, Stars of Tomorrow. We are sure that this partnership as well will support budding athletes in the field of boxing to achieve their true potential and realise their goals,” said Mary Kom. (UNI)