50 éves Kovács István olimpiai és világbajnok ökölvívó

Boldog születésnapot kíván, dr. Bajkai István, a Magyar
Ökölvívó Szakszövetség nevében, Kokónak, a magyar boksz legendájának.

Kovács Kokó István három különböző súlycsoportban elért
eredményei:

  • 1988: Junior Európa-bajnokság, Gdansk, Juniorflyweight: 1.
  • 1991: Európa-bajnokság, Göteborg, légsúly: 1.
  • 1991: Tournoi TSC Berlin légsúly: 1.
  • 1991: Világbajnokság, Sydney, légsúly: 1.
  • 1992: Magyar bajnokság, légsúly: 1.
  • 1992: Olimpia, Barcelona, légsúly: 3.
    • győzelem Dharmendra Yadav (India) 21-5
    • győzelem Jesper Jensen (Dánia) 14-0
    • győzelem Héctor Julio Avila (Dominikai Köztársaság) 17-3
    • vereség Choi Chol-Su (Észak-Korea) 5-10
  • 1993: Európa-bajnokság, Bursa, harmatsúly: 3.
  • 1994: Tournoi Venice, harmatsúly: 1.
  • 1994: Világ Kupa, Bangkok, harmatsúly: 3.
  • 1995: Magyar bajnokság, harmatsúly: 1.
  • 1995: Tournoi Venice, harmatsúly: 1.
  • 1996: Európa-bajnokság, Vejle, harmatsúly: 1.
  • 1996: Olimpia, Atlanta, harmatsúly: 1.
    • 32 – győzelem Söner Karagöz (Törökország) 15-3
    • 16 – győzelem Khursed Kaszanov (Tadzsikisztán) 17-3
    • negyeddöntő – győzelem Crinu Olteanu (Románia) 24-2
    • elődöntő – győzelem Vichairachanon Khadpo (Thaiföld) 12-7
    • döntő – győzelem Arnaldo Mesa (Kuba) 14-7
  • 1997: Világbajnokság, Budapest, pehelysúly: 1.

Sikeres pályafutása elismeréseként
1988-ban Kiváló Ifjúsági Sportoló lett, 1992-ben a Magyar Köztársasági Bronz
Érdemkereszt, 1996-ban a Magyar Köztársasági Érdemrend tisztikeresztje,
1999-ben Köztársasági Elnöki Arany Emlékérem kitüntetést vehette át. 2002-ben a
Magyar Köztársasági Érdemrend középkeresztje polgári tagozat kitüntetést,
2015-ben a MOB fair play-díj életműdíjat kapta meg, 1996 óta Kőbánya
díszpolgára.

2002 márciusában jelentette be
visszavonulását. Utolsó összecsapására 2002 április 20-án került sor.
Eredményei: 22 győzelem (11 KO) és 1 vereség (KO).

AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships 2021 is awarded to Belgrade, Serbia

AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships takes place in the city of Belgrade in 2021.

After New Delhi didn’t fulfill its obligations to pay host fee as mentioned in the Host City Agreement terms, AIBA has terminated the contract. Therefore, India would have to pay a cancellation penalty of 500.000 USD.

AIBA Interim President Mohamed Moustahsane claimed that this World Championships would be a huge event for Serbia.

‘First of all, we are happy to announce our next major elite competition,’ he said.

‘I’m sure all the nation would be proud to host the Championships in Belgrade. Serbia has everything to organize a great event for athletes, coaches, officials, and, of course, for our boxing fans.’

‘It’s a big step toward our new competition system and also the financial stability of our organization, which is going to be less and less dependent on the Olympic money’.

‘Because of rescheduling of the Olympic 2020, AIBA Executive Committee will discuss with the host country possible dates to adjust. We believe that we will keep planned timeframe and conduct World Championships in 2021 after the Games if the pandemic situation is under control. As soon as it is fixed, this will help our boxers to plan preparation for next year properly,’ noted AIBA Interim President.

The President of Serbian Boxing Federation, Nenad Borovcanin, stated that the Championships is back to Belgrade after 43 years.

‘After the historical tournament of 1978 in the capital city of Yugoslavia, this is the second time for our nation to be back as hosts. Winning the medal at AIBA World Boxing Championships is a dream of all the boxers. And it is in our nature – never to stop until our dreams are achieved. I strongly believe that the Serbian Boxing Federation will do a fantastic job in organizing this tournament and that both the competitors and spectators will take great pleasure in the opportunity to participate in it. I would like to express my utmost gratitude to the International Boxing Association for convening such a wonderful event,’ he said.

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Finalists are set at AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Ulan Ude 

All the finalists are set at AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Ulan Ude, Russia. 

India and Russia fight for gold in the light flyweight  

Indian hope Manju Rani fought against Chuthamat Raksat of Thailand in semi-finals. She won with split decision 4:1. The 4th seeded Demie Resztan (ENG) met 2nd seeded Ekaterina Paltseva (RUS). The Russian won on points with split decision 4:1. 

European champion Paltseva and Rani fight for the top position. 

Flyweight fight for gold is between Russia and Turkey 

Top-seeded defending champion Choi Mi Pang from DPR Korea surprisingly lost against Liliya Aetbaeva (RUS). 

Mary Kom from India claimed her historical 8th medal of the World Championships, but couldn’t make it in final. In semi-finals 36-years-old Magnificent Mary lost to young Turkish hope second-seeded Busenaz Cakiroglu with split decision 1:4. 

Aetbaeva and Cakiroglu face each other for gold.

Bantamweight medals go to Chinese Taipei and France

Top-seeded Hsiao-Wen Huang (TPE) had three unanimous wins on her way to the top. On the semi-final, she defeated Jamuna Boro (IND). 

Her rival in the final third-seeded Caroline Cruveillier of France had a victory against Mikiah Kreps (USA). 

Hsiao-Wen Huang and Caroline Cruveillier are in the final.

Featherweight top-2 are Russia and the Philippines   

Defending champion Yu-Ting Lin (TPE) made 3 unanimous victories in a row but couldn’t make it against Liudmila Vorontsova (RUS). The Russian won in a tough fight with split decision 3:2.  

Nesthy Petecio (PHI) defeated Karriss Artingstall (ENG) on her way to final – 4:1. 

Home crowd favorite Vorontsova goes to the ring against Petecio in the final. 

Lightweight prize winners are China and Brazil

Finnish star first seeded Mira Potkonen fought against Cong Wang (CHN) to reach the final and surprisingly lost 1:4. The Chinese was super confident at this tournament, although not seeded. 

Brazilian Beatriz Ferreira won against Rashida Ellis from the USA with split decision 4:1. 

Ferreira and Wang fight for the title. 

Light welterweight medalists are from China and Italy

Defending champion Dan Dou from China went to the semi-final against third-seeded Ekaterina Dynnik (RUS). In the spectacular fight, Dan Dou celebrated a split decision victory 3:0.

Italian Angela Carini met with Milana Safronova (KAZ) and had a split decision victory 4:1. 

Carini and Dou meet against each other for the gold. 

Welterweight medal winners are China and Turkey

Liu Yang from China fought third-seeded Lovlina Borgohain (IND) and won wit split decision 3:2. 

Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey defeated Saadat Dalgatova of Russia with split decision 3:2.

The final Liu Yang vs Surmeneli is set.  

Middleweight triumph goes to Netherlands and Wales

First-seeded Nouchka Fontijn had split decision victory against 8th seeded Tammara Thibeault of Canada – 4:1. 

Another semi-final pair is Khadija Mardi, the only Moroccan reached medal, against second-seeded Lauren Price (WAL). The Welsh celebrate a unanimous victory. 

Fontijn and Price meet for gold medal bout.  

Light heavyweight medal deserved Russia and Turkey 

Two semi-finals pairs in light heavyweight were Lina Wang (CHN) vs Zenfira Magomedalieva (RUS) and Huong Ngyuen Thi (VIE) vs Elif Guneri (TUR). 

Magomedalieva won Lina Wang with split decision 4:0 and proceed to the final. Huong Ngyuen Thi (VIE) unanimously lost to Guneri. 

Russian and Turkish boxers meet in the final.  

Medals of heavyweight go to China and Kazakhstan 

First seeded Chinese Xiaoli Yang unanimously won Dina Islambekova of Kazakhstan. 

Danielle Perkins (USA) met with Katsiaryna Kavaleva (BLR) and finished the bout with RSC in the second round. 

Xiaoli Yang and Perkins fight for the title. 

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21 nations claimed medals at AIBA World Boxing Championships in Ulan Ude 

More than 20 nations secured medals at AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Ulan Ude, Russia. Top-three are Russia with 6 athletes, China with 5 and India with 4 boxers.  

Light flyweight medalists are India, Thailand, England and Russia  

The leader of the division Hyang Mi Kim (PRK) surprisingly lost her quarter-final bout to Indian Manju Rani with split decision 4:1. The 6th seeded, Rani made already two successful fights and now goes forward against Chuthamat Raksat of Thailand. The Thai had one bout more and in the previous one, she defeated unanimously Sevda Asenova from Bulgaria. 

The 4th seeded Demie Resztan (ENG) meets 2nd seeded Ekaterina Paltseva (RUS). Both had two fights before. Paltseva won unanimously against Rabab Cheddar from Morocco in the previous round. Resztan defeated Italian Roberta Bonatti with split decision 3:2.  

Flyweight medal winners are DPR Korea, Russia, India and Turkey 

Top-seeded Choi Mi Pang from DPR Korea secured a second victory and the medal for her country. She defeated Tsukimi Namiki of Japan and the next round goes to the ring against Liliya Aetbaeva (RUS). Russian lost her fight against Thi Tam Nguyen (VIE) but after the bout review jury has overturned the decision.

Indian superstar Mary Kom claimed her historical 8th medal of the World Championships and are on her way to gold. In quarter-finals, she defeated Ingrit Valencia Victoria (COL) and now meets with Turkish hope second-seeded Busenaz Cakiroglu who won Zongju Cai of China with split decision 3:2. 

Bantamweight medals go to Chinese Taipei, India, France and the USA

Hsiao-Wen Huang (TPE) had two unanimous wins on her way to the top. Her next rival is Jamuna Boro of India who defeated Ursula Gottlob (GER) with split decision 4:1. 

Third-seeded Caroline Cruveillier of France had a victory against Antonia Konstantopoulu (AUS) and goes to the ring against Mikiah Kreps (USA). The American won the bout against Dina Zholaman (KAZ) with split decision 4:1. 

Featherweight top-4 are Chinese Taipei, Russia, England and the Philippines   

In the most crowded weight class of this Championships with 36 athletes participated defending champion Yu-Ting Lin (TPE) made 3 unanimous victories in a row and now meets with Liudmila Vorontsova (RUS). The Russian won 4th seeded Jemyma Betrian with split decision 3:2.

Another semi-final pair is Karriss Artingstall (ENG) vs Nesthy Petecio (PHI). The only Philippinian who reached medals in Ulan Ude defeated Sena Irie from Japan 4:1. Artingstall won unanimously against Yodgoroy Mirzaeva (UZB). 

Lightweight prize winners are Finland, China, Brazil and the USA

Finnish star first seeded Mira Potkonen who made first RSC won of the Championships unanimously defeated Amy Sarah Broadhurst (IRL). She fights against Cong Wang (CHN) to reach the final. The Chinese unanimously won her previous fight against Namuun Monkhor (MGL). 

Brazilian Beatriz Ferreira danced after the victory against Russian Natalia Shadrina with split decision 3:2. Her next rival is Rashida Ellis from the USA who won second-seeded Sudaporn Seesondee (THA). 

Light welterweight medalists are from China, Russia, Italy and Kazakhstan

Defending champion Dan Dou from China defeated in her only bout Megan Reid (SCO) and goes to the semi-final against Ekaterina Dynnik (RUS). Third-seeded, the Russian had two victories in a row.  

Italian Angela Carini won against Ravven Brown (USA) and meets with Milana Safronova (KAZ) who celebrated a split decision victory against second-seeded Melis Yonuzova (BUL).

Welterweight medal winners are China, India, Turkey and Russia

Liu Yang from China had a tough fight with top-seeded Nien-Chin Chen (TPE) and won against her with split decision 3:2. Her next rival is third-seeded Lovlina Borgohain (IND) who defeated Karolina Koszewska from Poland 4:1. 

Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey is on her way to success after won against Christina Desmond (IRL), but her next rival is experienced Saadat Dalgatova of Russia who defeated Oshae Jones with split decision 4:1. 

Middleweight triumph goes to Netherlands, Canada, Morocco and Wales

First-seeded Nouchka Fontijn had a unanimous victory against Lu Zheng of China and next round fights with Tammara Thibeault of Canada. 

Another semi-final pair is Khadija Mardi, the only Moroccan reached medal, against second-seeded Lauren Price (WAL). 

Light heavyweight medal deserved China, Russia, Vietnam and Turkey 

Two semi-finals pairs in light heavyweight are Lina Wang (CHN) vs Zenfira Magomedalieva (RUS) and Huong Ngyuen Thi (VIE) vs Elif Guneri (TUR). 

In the quarter-finals, Wang defended unanimously Fariza Sholtay of Kazakhstan. Magomedalieva won with abandon in the second round against Ezozakhon Melieva (UZB). 

Huong Ngyen Thi (VIE) progressed to the final defeated Krystal Graham Dixon (USA) with split decision 3:2. Guneri won Irina-Nicolette Shonberger of Germany with the same score. 

Medals of heavyweight go to China, Kazakhstan, Belarus and the USA 

First seeded Chinese Xiaoli Yang learned her first rival. Dina Islambekova of Kazakhstan won with a split decision against Flavia Severin (ITA) and became a second semi-finalist. 

Second-seeded Kristina Tkacheva from Russia lost her fight against Danielle Perkins (USA). Next fight the American meets Katsiaryna Kavaleva (BLR) who defeated Kavita Kavita from India 4:1.   

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Amit of India for the first time in the country’s history progressed into the finals of AIBA World Boxing Championships

First finalists are set at AIBA World Boxing Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia. The crowd greets every finalist and supports boxers in the spectacular fights.

Flyweight finalists – Uzbekistan and India

Billal Bennama from France met with the Olympic champion Shakhobidin Zoirov (UZB). Bennama has already won against the Commonwealth Games champion Galal Yafai from England who defeated the top seeded defending champion Yosvany Veitia. This time he didn’t succeed though. Zoirov was stronger and proceeded into the final.

The other semi-final participants of the flyweight division were second seeded Indian Amit and Saken Bibossinov of Kazakhstan. Amit succeeded with the split decision 3:2 and became the first ever Indian World championships finalist. He meets with Zoirov to fight for the gold medal.

Light Welterweight medal winners are Cuba and the USA

Defending World champion Andy Cruz Gomez from Cuba swept the victory against Indian Manish Kaushik who claimed a bronze medal.

Third seeded European Games champion Hovhannes Bachkov from Armenia lost in a tough fight to Keyshawn Davis (USA). The winner who was the only American boxer who went to the semi-finals scored 4:1.

Middleweight medals go to Russia and Philippines

Russian Gleb Bakshi hold a bright victory against Brazilian Hebert Da Conceicao and progressed into the final after the previous success against Cuban.

The champion of Asia Tursynbay Kulakhmet (KAZ) had unexpected loss to Eumir Marcial (PHI). Philippinean won unanimously.

Top-2 heavyweight nations are Russia and Ecuador

Bulgarian Radoslav Pantaleev after he unanimously beat Cuban defending World champion Erislandi Savon met with Muslim Gadzhimagomedov (RUS). Russian European Games champion was a tough rival for the strong-hearted Bulgarian, and Pantaleev lost remaining bronze medalist.

Julio Cesar Castillo Torres made a sensation by defeating the Olympic silver medalist Vassily Levit (KAZ) scored 3:2. Gadzhimagomedov and Castillo Torres meets against each other for a gold medal fight.

Next four weight classes are scheduled in the evening session.

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First four weight classes semi-finalists are set at AIBA World Boxing Championships in Ekaterinburg 

The first four semi-final pairs are set at AIBA World Boxing Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia. The evening session today will determine the next semi-finalists. 

Flyweight semi-finalists are France, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and India 

After defeating Cuban first-seeded rival Galal Yafai from England was not able to succeed. He lost unanimously to Billal Bennama from France. Shakhobidin Zoirov (UZB) demonstrated a spectacular fight against Daniel Asenov and celebrated his 5:0 victory that leads him to the final. Bennama and Zoirov will fight against each other in a semi-final. 

Other semi-final participants of the flyweight division are Indian Amit and Saken Bibossinov of Kazakhstan. Before Bibossinov defeated Artur Hovhannisyan (ARM) and the Indian won against Carlo Paalam from Philippines.  

Light Welterweight medal winners are Cuba, India, Armenia and the USA 

Defending World champion Andy Cruz Gomez from Cuba unanimously swept the victory over the Youth Olympic champion Ilya Popov from Russia. To proceed to the finals the winner needs to defend against Indian Manish Kaushik. 

Third seeded European Games champion Hovhannes Bachkov from Armenia progressed to the semi-finals winning against Leonel De Los Santos from Dominican Republic. Second seeded defending World champion Sofiane Oumiha from France lost to Keyshawn Davis (USA). The American will challenge Bachkov to continue to the next round.

Middleweight medals go to Russia, Brazil, Kazakhstan and Philippines 

Russian Gleb Bakshi hold an unexpected victory against Arlen Lopez (CUB) with the split decision 3:2. In the next round he meets Brazilian Hebert Da Conceicao, who defeated Salvatore Cavallaro (ITA) 4:1.       

“Of course, Cuban athletes are dangerous. Today I was fighting against the Olympic champion. His titles represents him well enough. But to be honest he didn’t surprise me a single time. During the preparation for this fight we learned most of his previous fights and I knew how he will be acting. I had a certain strategy for this fight but followed it only to 90%, so there were few mistakes. Every athlete has some secrets that are not to make public. Today I brought some light on a few of mine though. It’s a very emotional moment for me and I need to calm down now. But I feel satisfied at the end,” said Bakshi.

Tursynbay Kulakhmet (KAZ) set to the next round unanimously winning against Arman Darchinyan from Armenia. Eumir Marcial (PHI) defeated Seyedshahin Mousavi (IRI) and meets with Kazakhs for the semi-final battle. 

Top-4 heavyweight nations are Bulgaria, Russia, Kazakhstan and Ecuador  

One more surprising victory goes to Bulgarian Radoslav Pantaleev. He unanimously beat Cuban defending World champion Erislandi Savon. Next round the Bulgarian meets European Games champion Muslim Gadzhimagomedov from Russia who defeated the 4th seeded Cheavon Clarke (ENG).

“I’m very happy to win against such a strong opponent, therefore I believe that my steadfast character and a power of will made this happen. I was focused from the very beginning and had no doubts about myself. The right-time initiative and a well-chosen tactics of a close-range boxing was the key to win this fight. I knew with my whole heart that this fight will lead me to the victory,” said Pantaleev.

Olympic silver medalist Vassily Levit (KAZ) defeated Hussein Iashaish (JOR). Sanjeet Sanjeet (IND) lost to Julio Cesar Castillo Torres (ECU). For gold medal match Levit meets Castillo Torres.

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