10 champions aim to defend their titles on the upcoming EUBC U22 European Boxing Championships
March 8th, 2019 / IBA
The EUBC U22 Boxing Championships is hosted by the city of Vladikavkaz (Russia). Ten out of the twenty titleholders will attend the new edition of the tournament to defend their titles.
The first competition day in the EUBC European Confederation U22 Boxing Championships will be held on March, 8th and the finals are scheduled on March, 17th. Boxers who were born between 1997 and 2000 are eligible to take part in the EUBC U22 European Boxing Championships.
The first edition of the EUBC European Confederation U22 Boxing Championships was held in Kaliningrad, Russia in 2012. Following five years of break the competition was reorganized and returned to the official AIBA boxing schedule in 2017 which edition was hosted by a Romanian city, Braila two years ago.
Targu Jiu was the host of the U22 event in 2018 and for the very first time in the history of the competition the ladies also attended the championships. The top boxing nations of the continent, Russia, Ukraine, England, Azerbaijan, France, Germany, Italy and Armenia all participated with strong boxers. Twelve countries claimed at least one gold medal in the 2018 edition which was a record for the history of the continental event.
Altogether 38 nations will take part in the EUBC U22 European Boxing Championships. Total of 273 boxers are among participations including 88 women and 185 men.
List of the titleholders in the EUBC European Confederation U22 Boxing Championships
Women’s 48kg: Elif Delismen, Turkey
Women’s 51kg: Busenaz Cakiroglu, Turkey
Women’s 54kg: Ebonie Jones, England
Women’s 57kg: Irma Testa, Italy
Women’s 60kg: Amy Broadhurst, Ireland
Women’s 64kg: Rebecca Nicoli, Italy
Women’s 69kg: Melis Yonuzova, Bulgaria
Women’s 75kg: Busenaz Surmeneli, Turkey
Women’s 81kg: Agata Kaczmarska, Poland
Women’s +81kg: Adrienn Juhasz, Hungary
Men’s 49kg: Islam Abumuslimov, Russia
Men’s 52kg: Daniel Asenov, Bulgaria
Men’s 56kg: Robert Jitaru, Bulgaria
Men’s 60kg: Dzmitry Asanau, Belarus
Men’s 64kg: Lasha Guruli, Georgia
Men’s 69kg: Vladislav Savostyanov, Russia
Men’s 75kg: Oleksiy Tokarchuk, Ukraine
Men’s 81kg: Stepan Hrekul, Ukraine
Men’s 91kg: Muslim Gadzhimagomedov, Russia
Men’s +91kg: Aziz Abbes Mouhiidine, Italy