ASBC U22 Asian Boxing Championships attracts twice as many participants for 2023
January 16th, 2023 / ASBC
The second edition of the ASBC U22 Men’s and Women’s Asian Boxing Championships will take place in Bangkok, Thailand from 17-26 January 2023. In total, 243 athletes from the continent are registered to participate in the opening event of 2023.
21 countries, including Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan, Thailand, Tajikistan, Kuwait, India, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Iraq, Uzbekistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Laos, China, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka are sending their best boxers to bring medals and trophies back to their countries. Boxers who have already proved themselves as the strongest athletes for their age group are ready to shine at the upcoming Asian Boxing Championships.
Confirmed boxers include Men’s World Boxing Championships 2021 bronze medallist, Saengphet Thanarat from Thailand, the ASBC Asian Youth Boxing Championships 2022 silver medallist, Yokubov Abdurahim from Tajikistan, the IBA Youth Men´s & Women´s World Championships 2022 silver medallist, Yokubov Abdurahim from Tajikistan, ASBC Asian Junior Championship 2019 winner Kalpana Kalpana from India, and many other talented boxers.
The previous ASBC U22 Asian Boxing Championships was held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan last year with 109 participants from 12 countries. The host country earned 16 titles in 2022, with Mongolia, Japan and Tajikistan also joining the winners’ list.
Referees & Judges (R&Js) 2-star course, cutmen course, and International Technical Officials (ITOs) course will be held during the Championships. In addition, the ASBС Board of Directors will officially meet in Bangkok on 21 January.
The Opening Ceremony of the ASBC U22 Asian Boxing Championships will take place on 17 January with the final bouts scheduled for 25 January (women) and 26 January (men).