Cuban, Canadian and Thai teams progress on Day Two of the AIBA Youth World Championships in Budapest

August 22nd, 2018 / IBA

Wednesday saw 44 nations share the ring across the 44 bouts of Day Two of the AIBA Youth Women’s & Men’s World Championships in Budapest.  The likes of Kazakhstan, Philippines and Belarus are among the countries progressing athletes into the next round, the pursuit of the Youth World titles hasn’t been short on excitement after the opening four sessions.

Three rounds from Day Two

Round One: Philippines in control
ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Championships silver medallist Criztian Pitt Laurente made a successful start to his Youth World Championship debut on Wednesday afternoon against Kyrgyzstan’s Sanzhai Seidekmatov. The Bantamweight (56 kg) boxer followed his teammate’s success from Day One, continuing the nation impeccable start.

Round Two: experienced Otha Jones improves his winning record to 259 victories
US Light Welterweight (64 kg) Otha Jones is one of the most experienced boxer in this championship and clearly brought his good recent form to Budapest. Having already found success this year in the AMBC Youth Continental Championships, the boxer showed his determination to go all the way winning his 259th bout today against Brazil’s Iury Da Silva Reges.

Round Three: Japanese Tsutsumi on his brother’s steps
Japan’s Ryunosuke Tsutsumi started his journey in Budapest well against Australia’s Jake Clague. The lightweight (60 kg) boxer, who claimed the bronze medal in the 2018 ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Championships, will try to follow his brother’s steps, who won the last edition of the Men’s Youth World Championships in St Petersburg in 2016.

For all the results of Day Two CLICK HERE.