Experienced boxer Mohammad Hussamuddin is happy on turning into a father and desires to double his pleasure by bringing dwelling his second consecutive Commonwealth Games medal.
Hussamuddin, who has been coaching with the remainder of the Games-bound Indian boxing squad in Belfast, feels the particular second in his life will encourage him to shine in Birmingham.
Support of household
“The birth of my daughter (on Friday) has doubly motivated me. It has given me a lot of happiness and confidence. I am sure something good is going to happen. My family understands my needs and has supported me well,” Hussamuddin, coming from a household of boxers in Nizamabad, instructed The Hindu.
Hussamuddin labored arduous to beat a shock defeat to rookie Rohit Mor in the National championships last in September final to e book his place in the squad.
“Winning and losing are part of the game. I had to make a comeback. I worked hard towards achieving my aim of participating in the Commonwealth Games.”
The 28-year-old confronted one other hurdle when he injured his left thumb after the Commonwealth Games trials. “The physio and the doctor took good care of me. Earlier, I was not able to deliver the punches, but now it’s much better.
“The thought of hurting the injured finger comes, it’s quite natural. But I stay positive. I meditate for 15 minutes every morning before training. I began doing it before the Commonwealth Games trials. It’s a good exercise to keep the mind positive.”
Hussamuddin, who clinched a 56kg bronze in Gold Coast, is keen to turn into profitable in the brand new 57kg weight class in Birmingham. Apart from guarding towards accidents, the opposite problem for Hussamuddin will likely be to see off up-and-coming abilities.
“In my weight, the old timers have become professional. Mostly there are new faces. I am the most experienced boxer. My experience will help me inside the ring. I want to change the colour of my medal and win the gold. I am confident, but not overconfident,” mentioned Hussamuddin.