Newsletter EUBC by President Franco Falcinelli – October 2017

07 November 2017 News

Dear Boxing Friends,

European Boxing activity continues with great success.

In October, Bulgaria, Netherlands, Turkey and Spain have organized tournaments and international championships at the highest level.

Among the various appointments, from 20th until 29th October, in Antalya (Turkey) were organized the 27th Edition of the EUBC European Youth Championships. With 188 boxers representing 33 countries. In this edition, among the 10 European Youth champions, Russia dominated with 5 gold medals; to follow the golds of Azerbaijan, England, Georgia, Turkey and Ukraine.

Moreover, won medals the following countries: silver – Hungary, England, Turkey, Ukraine, Russia, Azerbaijan, Greece; bronze – Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkey, Bulgaria Czech, Belarus, Georgia, Poland, Bulgaria, Ireland, Romania, Croatia, Ukraine.


EUBC Vice-President Tatiana Kirienko

This event became a good tradition and a real holiday in Europe, where youth boxers representing 33 countries demonstrated team spirit, strength, ability to win, and these are the terms of any, not only sport success.

The competition has a special social significance: its participants have united not only sportsmanship, but also patriotic aspirations. That is why it is very important that the number of participants in the current championship is expanding. In addition, I am sure that the past competitions have made a real contribution to the strengthening of interethnic harmony and, Turkey, such a sunny Antalya – have become a meeting place for real friends.

Not only me, but also the leaders and the functionaries of the National Boxing Federations had a good impression of the organization of the competition.

And sports boxing judges have proved that the European judiciary looks much more perfect and more confident than the judiciary even at the last World Boxing Championship in 2017. Here, in Turkey, sports judges demonstrated excellent knowledge of the rules of the competitions in this sport, objective and decisive refereeing. And when communicating – very polite, intelligent people who are outside the competition have the authority and respect.

We all realize that in our sport: the best way to attract new participants to competitions, spectators to the stands, to make the “Olympic boxing” even more popular is to hold competitions with the participation of highly qualified, professional, highly moral, human, principled judges.

In my opinion, now boxing competitions in Europe are becoming the status of the largest sports projects.

To this end, the actions of the European Boxing Confederation have been and will be aimed at developing European boxing, respecting the fairness and transparency of European sports competitions, cooperating with organizations responsible for the development of boxing, protecting the physical health of athletes and athletes, especially young people.

The consistent application of the principles of good governance in European boxing will be a significant factor contributing to the extermination of corruption and other abuses in our sport, the growth of boxing popularity and the strengthening of boxing in the system of Olympic sports.

I thank EUBC President Mr. Franco Falcinelli, for the trust in me to be the leader of the European Boxing Youth Championship in Turkey!

I thank dear EUBC members Mr. Aleksandr Egorov and Mr. Dmitry Gaystruk for their dedication to boxing sport and their professionalism!

I express my gratitude to the President of the Turkish Boxing Federation Mr. Eyüp Gözgeç for organizing the competitions at a high level, hospitality and warm welcome of all participants of the competition! And this has, among other things, – at the entrance to the ring, – a very great value.

Our young boxers have very grandiose plans: EUBC European Championships 2018 and the World Championship 2018, training camps between them and finally the Youth Olympic Games.

I express confidence that a great future awaits the European athletes!


From 20th until 29th October, in Antalya (Turkey), took place the EUBC European Youth Championships.

Medals for each weight category:


Sakhil Alakhverdovi (Geo)- Gold

Attila Bernath (Hun) – Silver

Hasan Ibrahimov (Aze) – Bronze

Daniil Lysenko (Rus) – Bronze


Maksym Halinichev (Ukr) – Gold

Ivan Price (Eng) – Silver

Azad Demirhan (Tur) – Bronze

Boyan Panev Asenov (Bul) – Bronze


Aleksei Kiselev (Rus) – Gold

Ahmet Otcu (Tur) – Silver

Miroslav Gorol (Cze) – Bronze

Aliaksandr Radzionau (Blr) – Bronze


Nikita Piskunov (Rus) – Gold

Aras Bondarchuk (Ukr) – Silver

Otar Naveriani (Geo) – Bronze

Damian Durkacz (Pol) – Bronze


Ugrulhan Erdemir (Tur) – Gold

Musa Maruev (Rus) – Silver

Ivan Grishev Atanasov (Bul) – Bronze

Badri Khutsishvili (Geo) – Bronze


Mark Dickinson (Eng) – Gold

Osman Aliev (Rus) – Silver

Gabriel Dossen (Irl) – Bronze

Pavel Mikhailiuk (Blr) – Bronze


Daniil Teterev (Rus) – Gold

Amin Kushkhov (Aze) – Silver

Jordon Thomas Myers (Irl) – Bronze

Ivan Papakin (Ukr) – Bronze


Ruslan Kolesnikov (Rus) – Gold

Yevhenii Pavlovskyi (Ukr) – Silver

Surat Garayev (Aze) – Bronze

Vadzim Andreyeu (Blr) – Bronze


Vladislav Ivanov (Rus) – Gold

Erat Acar (Tur) – Silver

Arkadii Kartsan (Ukr) – Bronze

Cristian Razvan Filip (Rou) – Bronze


Mahammed Abdullayev (Aze) – Gold

Vagkan Nanitzanian (Gre) – Silver

Josip Biletic (Cro) – Bronze

Mucahit Ilyas (Tur) Bronze


  1. October 17/23 – International Women & Women’s Youth Tournament Balkan 2017 (Sofia, Bulgaria)
  2. October 19/22 – Eindhoven Box Cup (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
  3. October 20/29- EUBC European Youth Championships (Antalya, Turkey)
  4. October 31/November 6 – International Tournament Boxam (Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Spain) 


In November, are scheduled male and female tournaments:

  1. November 03/06 – Adem Jashari Tournament (Pristina, Kosovo)
  2. November 07/13 – International Boxing Tournament “St. Petersburg Governor Cup” (St. Petersburg, Russia)
  3. November 08/12 – 47th Boxing Tournament “Golden Gong 2017” (Skopje, Republic of Macedonia)
  4. November 09/11 – Julius Torma Tournament (Prague, Czech Republic)
  5. November 10/13 – Grand Prix Slovenske Konjice 2017(Slovenske Konjice, Slovenia)
  6. November 15/21 – Tammer Tournament (Tampere, Finland)
  7. November 22/27 – International Tournament “World Cup of Petroleum Countries” (Beloyarsky, Russia)
  8. November 22/26 – 60th International Elite Men Boxing Tournament “Golden Glove” (Belgrado, Serbia)
  9. November 28 /December 4 – Leszek Drogosz Memorial (Kielce, Polonia)



The communication has an overwhelming force and give a voice to all member of European family of EUBC is an added value.

The interviews of boxers, the real players of life among the sixteen ropes, will be added to those of various Presidents of European National Federations.

They will, man and women boxers of all categories, from elité to youth and junior, to tell their life inside and outside of the ring.

We will discover the emotions of their daily life: we will talk about their joys discovering some fears until get to know their greatest dream.

We should not forget the key role of technicians.

Them too will be dedicated specific interviews with the aim of get to know better their teaching medodology of boxing and, if possible, meet their little secret of teaching boxing.








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