Hungary’s Orban Adrian was fantastic in the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships today where 10 Europeans are already medallists26 August 2018
Another 44 preliminary and quarter-finals contests were held in the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships in Budapest today where 10 European boxers are already medallists. Hungary’s youngest team member Adrian Orban has done a fantastic work against an Uzbek star and advanced to the semi-finals on Day6.
England’s defending EUBC European Youth Champion Ivan Hope Price was motivated in the quarter-final of the men’s flyweight (52kg) against Algeria’s Hichem Maouche. England’s best man youth boxer was almost untouchable for the North African talent and Price performed in the same world class level as in the preliminaries. The final verdict was unanimous decision to Price who claimed a medal for England and Europe in the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships.
Kazakhstan’s ASBC Asian Junior Champion Biybars Zheksen controlled the middle or the ring against Russia’s EUBC European Junior Champion Vsevolod Shumkov and started their bout better which was held at the men’s bantamweight (56kg). The 17-year-old Russian talent adopted the speed of the contest quickly and he responded well to the Kazakh attacks. Shumkov exceeded the previous expectations with his strong performance and advanced to the last four in Budapest.
Russia’s Ksenia Beschastnova moved down to the light flyweight (48kg) and won their National Championships this February which means she qualified for their top team. She took a valuable silver medal in the EUBC European Confederation Women’s Youth Boxing Championships in Roseto degli Abruzzi and the Russian was impressed also in the quarter-finals of the event where she was able to eliminate United States’ Sandra Tovar.
England’s Simran Kaur moved up to the flyweight (51kg) in the beginning of the year and produced a better performance in the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships in comparison to her appearance in Roseto degli Abruzzi. The 17-year-old English talent landed lethal punches quickly and proved she is better boxer than Algeria’s Yasmine Khatir. The referee confirmed Kaur’s RSC success in the second round to save the Algerian boxer’s health in their unequal bout.
Italy’s Martina La Piana is the defending EUBC European Women’s Youth Champion and she was also gold medallist in the 2017 EUBC European Confederation Women’s Junior Boxing Championships. The 17-year-old Italian flyweight (51kg) boxer had a competitive rival in the last 16 Canada’s Emelia Dermott who had also an attacking style. La Piana is a real fighter and the small girl produced superb performance from the second round against her experienced Canadian rival in Budapest.
Albania’s Elsidita Selaj claimed silver medal in the EUBC European Confederation Women’s Youth Boxing Championships in Roseto degli Abruzzi and her great story continued in Budapest where she was too strong for Australia’s Tywarna Campbell at the middleweight (75kg). The Albanian boxer moved ahead without any stoppage and launched her jabs with perfect timing which delivered for her a place in the quarter-finals.
France’s lone female boxer in Budapest EUBC European Confederation Women’s Youth Boxing Championships bronze medallist Tallya Brillaux proved her strong development and dominated her fight against Ireland’s Lauren Kelly at the middleweight (75kg). In the same category and in the battle of the EUBC European Women’s Junior Champions Turkey’s 17-year-old Sena Erdogan was able to beat her older rival Hungary’s Gabriella Petrovics in a hectic contest.
Hungary’s 16-year-old Adrian Orban moved down to the lightweight (60kg) in the recent months and that decision paid off in the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships. He eliminated Ukraine’s No.1 Taras Bondarchuk in the previous preliminary round and started with smart tactic against Uzbekistan’s favourite Asadkhudja Muydinkhujaev on Day6. The Hungarian boxer repeated his top performance once again and bowed out of his way another gold medal contender in Budapest.
Russia’s powerful duo two-time EUBC European Youth Champion Ruslan Kolesnikov and 2017 EUBC European Youth Champion Daniil Teterev defeated their strong rivals in the sixth competition day and both boxers advanced to the semi-finals in Budapest. Kolesnikov was too strong for China’s Halimulati Rehemandu at the light heavyweight (81kg) while Teterev had enough stamina to beat Brazil’s favourite Keno Marley Machado which was one of the surprises in the quarter-finals.