Opening Asia for Russia

India and Russia to hold world boxing championships

25.07.2017 82 просмотров

The 2021 Men's World Boxing Championship and the 2018 Women's Boxing Championship will be hosted by India in New Delhi, said Ching-Kuo Wu, President of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA).

Russia has been granted the right to host the 2019 Men's World Championships in Sochi, as well as the AIBA Congress in 2018 in Moscow. Along with Russia, Thailand and India competed for the 2019 tournament.

 I I want to congratulate Russia on the right to host the AIBA Congress and World Championship. This is evidence of the very good work of the federation. And at the same same time, I want to congratulate India. Because today the AIBA Executive Committee decided that in 2018 the Women's World Championship will be held in India, and in 2021  — world championship among men" — Ching-Kuo Wu told reporters.

AIBA — association of national boxing federations. It was founded in 1920 and in 2010 the semi-professional boxing league WSB was created. The association includes 195 national boxing federations from six continents.

Ching-Kuo Wu. Photo:

Taiwanese Ching-Kuo Wu, who is 70 years old, has been the President of AIBA since 2006 — he succeeded Pakistani Anwar Chowdhry in this position. In November 2014, Ching-Kuo Wu was re-elected as AIBA President for a third term on unopposed basis. Since 2012, he is a member of the executive committee of the International Olympic Committee.

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