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On behalf of AIBA and the entire boxing family we would like to express most heartfelt condolences and the deepest sympathy for the mourning of Boxing Federation of India’s (BFI) Executive Director Mr Raj Kumar Sacheti.

He dedicated many years of his life to the development of boxing and sports in general, being Executive Director of the Boxing Federation of India and sports administrator who coordinated the organization of multiple large-scale events. His commitment to boxing, along with his expertise and knowledge highly contributed to the advancement of AIBA, ASBC and our beloved sport.

‘The finest and most passionate sports administrators that this country has known, RK Sacheti was the life and soul of the Boxing Federation of India. Indian boxing reaching such heights in the last few years was largely his contribution. We will miss him dearly. Boxing will miss him. Indian sport will miss him. Rest in peace my dear friend. We will always be proud of you,’BFI President Ajay Singh said.

AIBA expresses the sincere condolences to all of the family members and share their sorrow.

Mr Raj Kumar Sacheti passed away in the morning on Tuesday, 4th of May. He was in a hospital while battling COVID-19, before he suffered a cardiac arrest. Mr. Sacheti was 55 years old.