Former world champion boxer L Sarita Devi has quarantined herself away from her home in Imphal for at least the next 10 days to ensure that her young son's "well being is not compromised".
Sarita Devi and her husband Thoiba Singh are moving to a COVID-19 care facility, but are asymptomatic.
Sarita Devi crashed out of theAIBA Women's World Boxing Championshipsafter losing 0-5 to Russia's Natalia Shadrina in 60kg category.
Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) was picked on Wednesday without a trial on the basis of her performance in the past few months.
L Sarita Devi is currently an athletes representative in the executive committee of the Boxing Federation of India.
India, who had bagged six golds in the inaugural edition in New Delhi last year, doubled their gold count this year.
Mary Kom will be chasing a historic sixth gold medal at the AIBA Women's World Championships.
Mary Kom is tied with Katie Taylor of Ireland on five gold medals and one more will make her the most successful woman boxer in history.
World medallists Shiva Thapa (60kg) and L Sarita Devi (60kg) notched up hard-fought wins to enter the semifinals of the India Open.
Former world and Asian champion L Sarita Devi (60kg) on Tuesday advanced to the quarterfinals of the National Women's Boxing Championships.
Sarita, a former world champion eyeing her sixth medal at the Asian meet, defeated Maftunakhon Melieva of Uzbekistan.
Sarita Devi won her debut bout in professional boxing by defeating Hungary's Zsofia Bedo in Imphal on Sunday.
Sarita Devi will debut in professional boxing on Sunday in Imphal when she takes on Zsofia Bedo of Hungary.
Hungarian Zsofia Bedo, L Sarita Devi's rival in her debut pro boxing fight, on Tuesday threw a challenge at the Indian and said "Sarita is not going to last all the four rounds".
Sarita Devi signed up a two-year deal with the commercial partners of Indian Boxing Council (IBC) - a licensing body for professional boxers in the country - Sporty Boxing Private Limited
Sagar Mal Dayal, 48, is a boxing coach based in Jaipur who will be conferred the Dronacharya award at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on August 29.
Both Sarjubala Devi and Seema Poonia progressed to the quarter-finals of the non-Olympic categories of the Women's World Boxing Championships.
Pooja Rani was the last Indian boxer to take the ring on Friday and she ensured that the night ended on a high for the country.