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