The Technical Meeting of the ASBC Asian U22 Boxing Championships was held in the Hilton Hotel in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Friday afternoon. The Competition Director of the ASBC Asian U22 Boxing Championships Mr. Shohid Tillaboev welcomed all of the participants. The Sport Director of the Asian Boxing Confederation Mr. Omar Saleh Al-Jaberi delivered a short speech with greetings on behalf of the ASBC President, Mr. Anas Alotaiba.
Twenty-two nations registered to attend in the ASBC Asian U22 Boxing Championships but due to the new restrictions and positive Covid-19 tests, only 12 were able to arrive to Tashkent. Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan are the participating countries.
Altogether 109 female and male boxers arrived to the venue of the ASBC Asian U22 Boxing Championships. The women boxers will compete in 12 weight categories: 48kg, 50kg, 52kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63kg, 66kg, 70kg, 75kg, 81kg and +81kg. The U22 men boxers will compete in the new official 13 weight classes: 48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63.5kg, 67kg, 71kg, 75kg, 80kg, 86kg, 92kg and +92kg.
The venue of the ASBC Asian U22 Boxing Championships is ready, all of the preparations have been arranged by the local organising committee leading by Mr. Shohid Tillaboev and the Technical Delegate Mr. Viorel Sima. The Uzbekistan Universal Sports Complex is waiting for the grand opening ceremony and the first bouts.
The updated schedule of the ASBC Asian U22 Boxing Championships:
January 21, 2022, 16:00 – Technical Meeting
January 21, 2022, 17:00 – Official Draw
January 22, 2022, 17:00 – Opening Ceremony
January 22, 2022, 18:00 – Day1 competition
January 23, 2022, 16:00 – Day2 competition
January 24, 2022, 16:00 – Day3 competition
January 25, 2022, 16:00 – Day4 competition
January 26, 2022, 16:00 – Day5 competition
January 27, 2022 – Rest Day
January 28, 2022, 16:00 – Day6 competition with the women finals
January 29, 2022, 16:00 – Day7 competition with the men finals
January 30, 2022 – Departure of the delegations