Temsunaro first Naga woman to clear IBA referee exam
KOHIMA — T Temsunaro Tzudir from Nagaland has passed the International Boxing Association’s (IBA) 1-star referee and judge exam, which was conducted at Greater Noida from December 20 to the 27th, 2023.
“With all my heart a massive thank you to each and everyone who stood by in prayer and show your love and concern for me to attain this feat,” Tzudir said in her Instagram post. She went on to say that it was an “incredible New Year gift” and thanked God for the success.
Tzudir, who works at the 15th NAP IR Mahila Battalion, is the first woman from Nagaland to have cleared the prestigious IBA’s judge and referee exam.
She was nominated by the Nagaland Boxing Association and Boxing Federation of India to be one of the candidates for the IBA 1-2 star course held alongside the 7th Elite Women’s National Boxing Championship.
In 2022, Tzudir passed the BFI National Referee and Judges gradation and examination for BFI 3-star course that was conducted during the 5th Elite women’s national boxing championship in October 2022 in Haryana. She began her journey of boxing in the year 2006 and has since won several medals for Nagaland at the national level.