India’s leading boxer Amit Panghal has sought help from a multinational company to pay his personal coach Anil Dhankar. Anil was allowed to join preparations for the Tokyo Olympics with this boxer.
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Dhankad joined Amit Panghal as a coach at the ongoing National Boxing Camp at IIS, Bellary without any fees.
Amit Panghal had requested the Sports Authority of India (Sai) and the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) to appoint Dhankad as personal trainer till the Olympic Games, after which the BFI accepted it.
When Dhankad’s application was sent to Sai on behalf of the federation, he was presented as the ‘Motivator’ of Panghal. Dhankad was eventually offered a job as Panghal’s personal coach, removing boxer interference and appointments.