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Santiago Nieva retained as high-performance director for Indian men’s boxers till Paris 2024

Santiago Nieva retained as high-performance director for Indian men’s boxers till Paris 2024

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Nieva’s performance will be reviewed yearly. Indian women’s boxing high-performance director Raffaele Bergamasco, however, wasn’t given an extension. Indian men’s boxing high-performance director Santiago Nieva has been given a contract extension till the Paris 2024 Olympics. The move follows the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) recommending Santiago Nieva’s retention to the Sports Authority of India (SAI). The federation was keen to maintain continuity with Commonwealth and the Asian Games lined up in a busy 2022 season. Santiago Nieva has been serving as the high-performance director for India’s male boxers for five years. A high-performance director works with athletes at every level with the goal to bring out the best in them. The Swede’s role, however, was under review aft...