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23 December 2011 | in Boxing, Other Events, CUSF News

International European Student Boxing Tournament


LJUBLJANA The International European Student Boxing Tournament 2011 took place inMoscow December 10-15, 2011. 75 participants from 16 countries took part in the competitions.  The event was organized by the Russian Students Boxing Federation, Russian Boxing Federation, Boxing Development Centre Alexey Kiselev and Russian Students Sport Union (RSSU) under the patronage of the European University Sports Association (EUSA) and European Boxing Confederation.

The tournament program consisted of the competitions in 10 weight categories 49kg, 52 kg, 56 kg, 60 kg, 64 kg, 69 kg, 75 kg, 81 kg, 91 kg, +91 kg.  Participants came from Azerbaijan, Belarus, Denmark, Estonia, France, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Sweden and Ukraine.

The Organizers did their best to provide a very high level of the competitions, create a great athletes-friendly environment during the tournament and fully succeeded in their efforts.

Athletes, coaches, referees, volunteers, guests and many more people involved in the preparation of the tournament expressed their praise for the high quality of the organization of the event. The tournament took place in the modern multifunctional sports and exhibition complexCrocusCity Hallwhich had the accommodation, catering and sports venue in closest proximity under one roof. The venue met all demands for the organization of the international tournaments ensuring high standard of the competitions.

The event was attended by EUSA vice-president and Russian Students Sport Union president Oleg Matytsin, Russian Students Boxing Federation president Nurulla Sattarov, Russian Boxing Federation 1st vice president Andrey Danko, Russian Boxing Federation executive director Evgeny Sudakov, honorary president of the Russian Boxing Federation Anatoly Bykov. Many famous Russian Athletes - Olympic and world champions were honorary guests of the tournament - among them were Alexandr Lebzyak, Shamil Sabirov, Vyacheslav Yanovskiy, Evgeny Makarenko, Raimkul Malakhbekov, Kamil Djamaludinov, Victor Ulyanich, Petr Galkin, Andrey Mishin, Valery Abajan, Vladimir Sozinov, Alexandr Leonov and other prominent guests.


(Source: Andrej Pisl, EUSA Communications)