Europe’s best juniors are ready to get medals in the EUBC European Confederation Junior Boxing Championships in Albena17 September 2017
The next 21st edition of the EUBC European Confederation Junior Boxing Championships will be held in Albena, Bulgaria where 242 boxers from 30 countries registered to take part in this prestigious competition.
Bulgarian Boxing Federation is active in the international boxing map in the recent years as the country hosted the 2014 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships, the 2016 EUBC European Confederation Women’s Boxing Championships and the 2017 EUBC European Confederation Women’s Youth & Junior Boxing Championships.
The city of Albena hosted the 2013 edition of the AIBA Women’s Youth & Junior Boxing Championships exactly four years ago. After four years of break top level of boxing will be returning to the city of Albena which is located off the coast of the Black Sea.
The Black Forest Cup, the Podgorica Trophy, the Bornemissza Memorial Tournament, the Yukov Prizes Junior Tournament, the Slovakian Cup, the Heydar Aliyev Junior Tournament and the Nations Junior Cup were the main preparation events for the EUBC European Confederation Junior Boxing Championships in the recent months where the talents were able to raise their international experiences before their main goal in 2017.
Joining to the host nation Armenia, Azerbaijan, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Romania, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine are planning to take part with maximum number of 13 boxers in the EUBC European Confederation Junior Boxing Championships in Albena.
Belarus, Czech Republic, England, Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova and Slovakia also will be there in the upcoming event with big delegations. Among the developing European boxing countries Cyprus, Kosovo, Montenegro and Slovenia also will be sending boxers to the biggest junior event of the year.
Russia topped the team rankings in the last edition of the EUBC European Confederation Junior Boxing Championships in Kaposvar one year ago with their five gold medals. Besides to the Russians, England, Ireland, Germany, Georgia, Bulgaria, Croatia and Hungary achieved titles in the last edition in 2016.
Azerbaijan’s Maksud Khasmetov, England’s Cameron Paul, Georgia’s Mamuka Abuladze, Hungary’s Zsolt Zuro, Ireland’s William Hayden, Italy’s Naichel Millas, Moldova’s Vladislav Gudzi, Russia’s Boris Karibian, Russia’s Nikita Chirvon and Ukraine’s Yurii Maidakov are the boxers who need to be watched in the EUBC European Confederation Junior Boxing Championships in Albena.
The first competition day of the EUBC European Confederation Junior Boxing Championships will be held on September 18 while the finals are scheduled in Albena on September 25.