Day 3 of the #YWCHs2018 comes to a close after 38 world-class bouts at the Duna Arena

August 23rd, 2018 / IBA

The third day of boxing at the AIBA Youth Women’s & Men’s World Championships saw some future Olympians who qualified for the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires step up the ring. With 38 bouts across two sessions in the Men’s Light Flyweight (49 kg), Flyweight (52 kg) and Middleweight (75 kg) and the Women’s Flyweight (51 kg) and Lightweight (60 kg), the Hungarian fans enjoyed a festival of good punches and defensive movements in another great day of boxing in Budapest.


Round 1: Youth Olympians step up on the ring
Day 3 featured future Youth Olympians, who won their tickets to the upcoming Games in Buenos Aires. The next Olympic stars did not disappoint, as both US Heaven Garcia and Kazakhstan’s Zhansaya Abdraimova made their way to the next round on the flyweight (51 kg) category, showing that they will be the ones to watch in the Argentinian capital city.

Round 2: Strong Team England triumphs in Day 3
Flyweight’s (52 kg) Ivan Price, Middleweight’s (75 kg) Conner Tudsbury and women’s lightweight’s (60 kg) Caroline Dubois all delivered impressive performances to progress in the Youth World Championships showing the strength of the English team.

Round 3: Brazilian samba in Budapest!
The Carioca squad had a day to remember at the Duna Arena clinching three difficult wins on Day 3. Lead by the intense work and experience of the national Head Coach, Mateus Alves, the young Brazilians Rebeca Santos (Women’s 60kg) and Rafael Bianchi (Men’s 49kg) found the way to defeat their skilled opponents. But it was the Men’s Flyweight (52kg) Luiz Oliveira who stole the limelight with an impressive repertory of movements who made the Referee stop the bout to protect his opponent in the third round.