The 2023 Males’s World Boxing Championships will likely be held in Uzbekistan’s 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 happy to announce that Uzbekistan, the nation that has sturdy boxers and champion character, will host the 2023 Championship. I’m assured within the high-level group, the nice assist of the followers and the spectacular fights,” Kremlev mentioned in a launch.
AIBA mentioned that the Uzbekistan Boxing Federation submitted a proposal, which noticed the group’s Board vote in favor of his candidacy.
Throughout his go to to Uzbekistan, Kremlev held a working assembly and press convention with NOC President Rustam Shaabdurakhmonov and the First Vice President of the Ukbezkistan Boxing Federation Saken Polatov, the place he mentioned the event of boxing in Uzbekistan and Central Asia and the early phases of preparation for the World Championships, the assertion mentioned.
The 22nd version of the competitors would be the first time that Uzbekistan will host it.
“We’re very grateful to our president and authorities for his or her assist in selling a wholesome life-style and sports activities in our nation. Uzbekistan is among the most lively members of the Worldwide Boxing Affiliation, we’ve got a wealthy boxing historical past, ”mentioned Shaabdurakhmonov.
“We’re happy with our athletes and their victories. We are going to strengthen our cooperation with AIBA in popularizing boxing in our area and world wide.
“We have now mentioned the creation of an academic heart for coaches, referees and judges right here in Tashkent. This heart will work for all the Central Asian area ”.
The central Asian nation received three gold medals in boxing on the 2016 Rio Olympics.
“We’re very grateful that AIBA has awarded Uzbekistan because the host nation of the AIBA World Boxing Championship for Males. It’s a nice honor and an amazing accountability. We are going to do our greatest to arrange the event on the highest degree. You may at all times rely on us, ”Polatov mentioned.
Preparation for the AIBA World Boxing Championships for Males has already began and the primary association plan has been launched.