AIBA joins UTS Virtual Youth Festival 2020

United through sports (UTS) launches the International Virtual Youth Festival 2020. AIBA will take part in it with youth athletes participating; the organization is looking for brave and courageous boxers who desires to show yourself at the innovative format of competitions. The COVID-19 pandemic has given life to the UTS Virtual Youth Festival, which goes […]

Aimed to save his gym after the flooding Sewon Okazawa won «Best in Boxing» prize 

Japan Boxing Federation awarded «Best in Boxing» of the country. The prize was given not only for sporting achievements but also for social input. The award was dedicated to the International Boxing Day which is celebrated on July 22nd annually. Sewon Okazawa was awarded as the Best Elite Man Boxer of the year. The quarter-finalist […]

Oleksandr Khyzniak: ‘International Boxing Day is a special day for me’ 

Ukrainian Boxing Federation awarded AIBA 2020 ‘Best in Boxing’ prize to World Champion Oleksandr Khyzhniak as the best boxer.  The ‘Best in Boxing’ trophies are given in 2020 for the International Boxing Day celebrated on July 22nd to promote the advancement of all key people in the sport of boxing. They recognize outstanding achievements and […]

Hungary’s first quota holder Roland Galos – I have invested 18 years of hard work to get an Olympic quota

Hungary qualified two boxers for the last Rio 2016 Olympic Games and their first athlete who earned the quota for the Tokyo Olympics is Roland Galos at the men’s featherweight (57kg). The 25-year-old Hungarian advanced to the Top8 at the European Olympic Boxing Qualifying Event and qualified for the Games. Roland Galos involved to the international events in 2010 […]

AIBA EC created Reform Committee to amendment Statutes

Several important decisions were made at AIBA Extraordinary Executive committee meeting which take place on November 21 in Lausanne, Switzerland. EC members elected two commissions to lead reforms and to develop marketing strategy for AIBA. The bid process for major tournaments will be opened next week. At the beginning of the meeting Dr. Mohamed Moustahsane […]

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 […]

25 nations ready to fight for AIBA World Boxing Championships medals

The 1/8 final day of AIBA World Boxing Championships determined eight best boxers out of seven weight classes. In total, 25 nations have at least one representative in the quarter-final.  Top three nations are Kazakhstan and Russia with seven boxers, Cuba and England with six athletes and Uzbekistan delegates five boxers.   FLYWEIGHT SENSATION  In […]