Ukrainian Khizhnyak defeated another Russian, and guaranteed himself a medal at the European games

Украинец Хижняк одолел очередного россиянина и гарантировал себе медаль Европейских игр

On Tuesday, June 25, in Minsk at the European games in 2019 continued Boxing tournament.
The average weight in the semi-final has confidently entered Ukrainian Alexander Khizhnyak.

In the quarter-final battle 23-year-old Ukrainian split decision defeated the Russian Gleb Bakshi. Krymchanin Bakshi to 2014 had a Ukrainian passport, but after the occupation of the Crimea received Russian citizenship.

Ukrainian for most of the fight looked stronger and more active in the attack, which determined the final decision of the judges in his favor– 28:29, 30:27, 29:28, 30:27, 30:27.

The semi-finals Khizhnyak guaranteed at least a bronze medal at the European games, which will get both boxers, who lost in battle 1/2 final.

Khizhnyak opponent in the semifinals will be the winner of the fight Andrey Chemezov (Slovakia) – Miguel Cuadrado of Entrena (Spain).

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