Sports Board Punjab under the directives of Secretary Sports Punjab Muhammad Aamir Jan, conducted the trials of Inter-Division Punjab Open Boxing Championship. Around 350 boxers from five divisions - DG Khan, Bahawalpur, Multan, Faisalabad and Sahiwal appeared in the trials at Tennis Stadium. while the trials of remaining four Divisions – Lahore, Rawalpindi, Sargodha and Gujranwala will be conducted at the same venue on May 6, 2018. Jury members Arshad Javed Qureshi, Jamshed Kazmi, Ch Imran, Abdul Haq, Raees Azam, Ghulam Murataza and M Zubair supervised the trials process. A large number of boxing enthusiasts witnessed the trial matches at the Tennis Stadium. Sports Board Punjab made excellent arrangements for the boxing probables.
The trials of Youth Class Boys (U-16) were held in 32kg, 36 kg, 40 kg, 45 kg, 49 kg, 52 kg, 56 kg, 60 kg, 64 kg and 69kg weight categories.
The Elite Class boxers’ trials were conducted in 49kg, 52 kg, 56 kg, 60 kg, 64 kg, 69 kg, 75 kg, 81 kg, 91 kg and +91kg weight categories.
The women boxers in Elite Female Class took part in trials of six weight categories – 40 kg, 45 kg, 48 kg, 54 kg, 57 kg and 69kg.