An international boxing tournament started in Komsomolsk-on-Amur

An international boxing tournament started in Komsomolsk-on-Amur


International boxing competitions dedicated to the memory of Soviet and Russian soldiers who died in the line of military duty started in Komsomolsk-on-Amur. As reported in press service of the regional governmentthis year the competitions are taking place in a new sports complex – the Center for Team Sports and Martial Arts.

Representatives from nine countries joined the tournament. The list includes Russia, Egypt, CAR (Central African Republic), Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Uzbekistan. Participants aged 17-18 will compete for awards in 13 weight categories. The head of the sports department of the Central African Republic, Christian Gubongo, acted as guests of honor at the event. He noted:

“The tournament provides an excellent opportunity for Central African boxers to showcase themselves and improve their skills. Let me remind you that our athletes participated in boxing tournaments in Russia back in 1976 and 1985 back in the Soviet Union. Now a new chapter of relations between our countries is opening, friendship and sport should unite us.”


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