The 2023 males’s boxing World Championships will probably be held in Uzbekistan capital Tashkent, the Worldwide Boxing Affiliation (AIBA) introduced on Friday.
AIBA President Umar Kremlev confirmed Tashkent because the host metropolis throughout a go to to Uzbekistan.
“I’m completely happy to announce Uzbekistan, the nation which has sturdy boxers and a champion’s character, to be the host of the 2023 Championships. I’m assured within the high-level organisation, the massive fan’s assist and spectacular fights,” mentioned Kremlev in an announcement.
AIBA mentioned a bid was offered by the Boxing Federation of Uzbekistan, which noticed the organisation’s Board voting in favour of its candidature.
Throughout 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 Ukbezkistan Saken Polatov, the place he mentioned the event of boxing in Uzbekistan and central Asia and the primary phases of preparation for the World Championships, the assertion learn.
The twenty second version of the competitors would be the first time when Uzbekistan will probably be internet hosting it.
“We’re very grateful to our President and authorities for assist within the promotion of a wholesome life-style and sports activities in our nation. Uzbekistan is among the most energetic members of the Worldwide Boxing Affiliation, we now have wealthy boxing historical past,” Shaabdurakhmonov mentioned.
“We’re pleased with our athletes and their victories. We’re going to strengthen our cooperation with AIBA within the popularisation of boxing in our area and throughout the globe.
“We have now 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 received three gold medals in boxing on the Rio 2016 Olympic Video games.
“We’re very grateful that AIBA awarded Uzbekistan to be a bunch nation of the AIBA Males’s World Boxing Championships. This can be a nice honour and large accountability. We’ll do our greatest to organise the event on the highest degree. You’ll be able to at all times depend on us,” Polatov mentioned.
The preparation for AIBA Males’s World Boxing Championships has already began and the primary plan of preparations has been launched.