Tashkent to host 2023 men’s boxing world championships | Boxing News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The 2023 men’s boxing World Championships will likely be held in Uzbekistan capital Tashkent, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) introduced on Friday.
AIBA president Umar Kremlev confirmed Tashkent because the host metropolis throughout a go to to Uzbekistan.
“I am happy to announce Uzbekistan, the country which has strong boxers and a champion’s character, to be the host of the 2023 Championships. I am confident in the high-level organisation, the huge fan’s support and spectacular fights,” mentioned Kremlev in a press release.
AIBA mentioned a bid was introduced by the Boxing Federation of Uzbekistan, which noticed the organisation’s Board voting in favour of its candidature.

During his go to to Uzbekistan, Kremlev held a working assembly and a press convention with the chairman of the NOC Rustam Shaabdurakhmonov and the primary deputy chairman of Boxing Federation of Uzbekistan Saken Polatov, the place he mentioned the event of boxing in Uzbekistan and central Asia and the primary levels of preparation for the World Championships, the assertion learn.
The twenty second version of the competitors would be the first time when Uzbekistan will likely be internet hosting it.
“We are very thankful to our President and government for support in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle and sports in our country. Uzbekistan is one of the most active members of the International Boxing Association, we have a rich boxing history,” Shaabdurakhmonov mentioned.
“We are proud of our athletes and their victories. We are going to strengthen our cooperation with AIBA in the popularisation of boxing in our region and all around the globe.
“We have mentioned the creation of an training centre for coaches and referees and judges right here in Tashkent. This centre will work for the entire area of Central Asia.”
The central Asian nation won three gold medals in boxing at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
“We are very grateful that AIBA awarded Uzbekistan to be a host nation of the AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships. This is a good honour and large accountability. We will do our greatest to organise the event on the highest degree. You can all the time depend on us,” Polatov said.
The preparation for AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships has already started and the first plan of arrangements has been launched.

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