AIBA Youth World Champs Sofia 2014: EUBC Pres Falcinelli attended the Technical Meeting13 April 2014
The AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships Sofia 2014 is underway in Sofia (Bulgaria), the preliminaries will begin tomorrow after today official draw. The technical meeting took place yesterday, all teams’ staff took place in it. EUBC President Franco Falcinelli, who is also AIBA VicePresident, attended the meeting
With this year’s competition serving as the sole Qualifying Event for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games, 105 nations have entered 606 boxers (506 men and 100 women). Moreover, for the first time in history, women’s youth boxers will appear in the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing. They will compete in the three Olympic weight categories: Fly (48-51kg), Light (57-60kg) and Middle (69-75kg). Therefore we are talking about no less than 47 countries which have registered the 100 women youth boxers. Meanwhile, 103 nations have entered 506 men youth boxers.