Opening Asia for Russia

Boxers from Russia will hold match meetings with the national teams of Asia and the world

28.07.2022 ТАСС 80 просмотров

In March, the International Boxing Association banned Russian athletes from participating in international tournaments under the auspices of the organization.


Russian boxers will take part in match meetings against the national teams of Asia and the world. This was announced to TASS on Wednesday by the Secretary General of the Russian Boxing FederationTatiana Kiriyenko.

"Currently, the Russian Men's Boxing Team Cup is being held in the city of Serpukhov with a solemn special final day on July 30," she saidTatiana Kiriyenko. — On this day, the cup and the prize fund of 20 million rubles will be played outdoors on the "Russian Island" in the Moscow region. The event will be held in a daytime format, and in the evening there will also be an equally important sporting event in the boxing world — the final of the Victory Cup, which was held throughout Russia for a month and a half. An unprecedented prize pool is also provided."

"Next, participation in the Spartakiad of the strongest athletes in Moscow, the Russian boxing championships — men's and women's, boxing match meetings in September — Russia — Asia and in December — the Russian national team — the world team. There are quite a lot of projects in the new format," the Federation Secretary General added.

The International Boxing Association (IBA) in March banned Russian athletes from participating in international tournaments under the auspices of the organization.

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