Ukrainian boxers will travel to Russia for the world Cup

Украинские боксеры поедут в Россию на Чемпионат мира

The world Boxing championship will be held in Russia’s Yekaterinburg from 7 to 21 September. However, the Ukrainian team in this tournament is not submitted. Instead, they will act Ukrainian boxers who go there on their own.

As told the chief coach of the national team of Ukraine in Boxing Leonid Loevsky, go to the main team in Russia for no reason. The main goal in the national team – the Olympic license. And at the world championship in Russia to play them will not. The Ministry of youth and sports will Fund the visit of the Ukrainian boxers on the tournament in Russia. But there go those boxers that they desire.

“We were approached by individual boxers and their coaches who have expressed a desire to go to the world championship at their own expense. The only motivation for them is that neither they nor their coaches know if they still have the opportunity to compete in the tournament of such level. And to try their strength against the best fighters possible every day. It is clear that children need to gain experience”, – said Leonid Loevski.

As for the main team, it is time for the world Cup in Russia will compete in the championship of Ukraine. It was moved (scheduled to be held from 22 to 30 September).

“The tournament is expected to interesting our Federation, realizing the situation in world Boxing, will hold the championship of Ukraine on new weight categories. 52, 57, 63, 69, 75, 81, 91 and +91 kg – the eight new Olympic categories, which are already licensed tournaments before the Olympic games”, – said Leonid Loevsky

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