Newsletter EUBC by President Franco Falcinelli – August 2018

27 August 2018 Featured

Dear Boxing Friends,

On August, the boxing activity of EUBC family is continuing in Serbia and Russia with Junior and Elite, Men and Women, International Tournaments.

We are full of expectation for the upcoming World Boxing Event that will take place from August 21stto 31st2018: AIBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Boxing Championships in Budapest (Hungary).


On 22 August the EUBC Executive Committee will meet in Budapest, Hungary on the occasion of the AIBA Youth World Championships.

The AIBA Interim President Mr Gafur Rahimov will be also present at the EUBC EC Meeting, where the European leaders will discuss important issues of general interest.

In the meantime, I want to thank Mr Umar Kremlev, the Secretary General of the Boxing Federation of Russia, for the visit to EUBC Office, where he confirmed his full cooperation so that the AIBA ordinary Congress, which will take place in Moscow in November, remains a memorable event. Umar Kremlev realased a long interview to an Italian TV about boxing’s organization in Russia.

Interview with Franco Falcinelli, EUBC President, and with Umar Kremlev, Secretary General of the Boxing Federation of Russia


EUBC President had a coordination visit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the third edition of the Youth Olympic Games which will be held from 6thto 18thOctober. Specifically, boxing will take place from 14thto 18thand it’s important to highlight that the Local Organizing Committee is working with great efforts and enthusiasm.

Boxing will take place in a new and functional competition venue and will be followed by many fans, since Boxing is very popular in Argentina.


EUBC President Franco Falcinelli has welcomed with great interest the proposal for the Organization of the “Aiba Gender Equality Forum” event, which will take place on September 17thand 18th, 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria, proposed by Emilia Grueva, Chairperson of the AIBA Women’s Commission.


In Italy is growing an interesting project created by Dr Maurizio Bertoni, specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology, and supported by Massimiliano Baldesi, Chairman of the Tuscany Regional Committee of the Italian Boxing Federation and by the Italian Boxing Federation.

Recent studies of the University of Indianapolis, published on Physical Therapy, showed that a constant physical training improves the quality of life of patients suffering from Parkinson disease, even if the grade of disease is moderate-heavy.

Clinical studies show that patience with Parkinson disease, who practice exercise for 150 minutes per week have a slower decline in terms of mobility and quality of life over two years than those who make less exercise or doesn’t do it at all.

Dr Maurizio Bertoni claims that practicing a regular physical activity helps to reduce the progression of Parkinson: 2 sessions per week are sufficient to keep the movements more fluid and confident, improving the quality of life.

Parkinson disease is a neurodegenerative disease that causes a general tightness of the muscles with decreased postural stability, tremor and slow movements. As reported by the international research, the improving of this deficit can be achieved through a moderate/intense and continue physical activity in conjunction with drug therapy and rehabilitation project.


We are proud to continue the projects The Star of the Ring and The Voice from the Corner .

It is beautiful to discover more and more the real protagonists of European boxing.

On EUBC website and Socials are periodically published the interviews with Champions and coaches of the National Teams, in order to learn more about their habits, their lives and stories of people having chosen this incredible life style and trying to achieve the best results in each Competition.

In the near future we are also planning to publish and propose articles related to specific methodological aspects of training and coaching a Forum that will permit to exchange different points of view and opinions.


  • 15/19 August 2018 – 2nd Juniors Nations’ Cup (Vrbas, Serbia)
  • 18/24 August 2018 – International Tournament “Kadyrov Memorial” (Grozny, Russia)





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