Asian Games gold-winning boxer Dingko Singh to be brought to Delhi for cancer treatment

Asian Video games gold-winning boxer Dingko Singh to be delivered to Delhi for most cancers therapy | Different Sports activities Information

Asian Video games gold-winning boxer Dingko Singh shall be introduced right here on April 25 by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) to renew his therapy for liver most cancers after he was compelled to overlook a scheduled radiation remedy session as a result of ongoing coronavirus-forced lockdown.

The 41-year-old, who’s at present in Imphal, was resulting from bear radiation remedy a fortnight again however couldn’t come to Delhi due to the lockdown.

“He has been contacted and preparations have been made for him to be introduced right here on an air ambulance to proceed his radiation remedy,” BFI Government Director R Okay Sacheti instructed PTI.

Earlier, Sports activities Minister Kiren Rijiju requested the Manipur authorities to take inventory of the boxer’s situation and prolong all potential assist for his therapy on the nearest obtainable medical facility.

Dingko, an Arjuna and Padma Shri awardee, is battling a relapse of liver most cancers. The Manipuri was a swashbuckling bantamweight boxer and received the Asian Video games gold within the 1998 version in Bangkok.

“His situation is secure however sure, he wants the radiation remedy. That is essential. It was greatest to deliver him right here as a result of the physician has been treating him for some time and is aware of his case historical past,” Sacheti mentioned.

With Manipur missing amenities for radiation remedy, the opposite possibility for Dingko’s therapy was in Guwahati.

However in line with Sports activities Ministry sources, the boxer was eager to renew his his therapy on the Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences (ILBS) in Delhi.

“The Sports activities Minister is deeply involved about Dingko’s well being. He has reached out to Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh’s workplace and requested them to investigate about him and facilitate Dingko’s therapy,” a Sports activities Ministry official instructed PTI.

“Whereas Dingko understands the state of affairs, his argument is that the medical doctors in Delhi know his medical information. However he additionally fears travelling to Delhi as he is aware of his immunity is weak and Delhi is likely one of the worst affected by the pandemic,” the official added.

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