Romanian Boxing Federation celebrates its 90th anniversary in May 2016

31 May 2016 News

FRB is one of the Federations which has a long history in AIBA and EUBC and has a rich tradition. FRB was born in 1926.

Romanian Boxing has a long and rich tradition. For 90 years, Romanian boxers were many times on the podium of the big competitions, winning numerous worlds, Many Romanian boxing personalities have been part of the AIBA leadership or of other international bodies of amateur boxing.

FRB hosted in best conditions many international events, such as Balkans, European and World Competion. The Balkan Championships 1947 was the first big international competition hosted by Romania. Since then, Romania was on top at almost all bigest competion. In 1969, Romania received from EUBC European Championships and won 4 gold medals (Constantin Ciuca – 51 kg, Aurel Dumitrescu – 54 kg, Calistrat Cutov – 60 kg and Ion Alexe – + 81 kg). AIBA entrusted the organization of World Championships of Juniors, held in 1985, in Bucharest And the Cadets World Championships held in 2003. In 2014, Romania organized European Women’s Boxing Championships in Bucharest.

Romanian Boxing Federation marking nine decades as one of the top nations in the sport. The very first boxing matches were held in the country over one hundred years ago in 1909 in Cimpima. Național Competion started in 1924. In 1930, Romania was for the first time at European Boxing Championships with 4 boxers.

Romanian Boxers won 25 medals at Olimpic Games and they made a lot of great fights. Nicolae Linca won in 1956 gold medal at Olympic Games Melbourne. Romanian’s boxers have also claimed 7 AIBA World Boxing Championship titles, with Francisc Vastag winning first title in Moskow 1989. He was declared the best boxer of the World Championships 1989. He repeted the performance in 1993 in Tampere and also in 1995 in Berlin. Other romanian boxers who won the gold medals in World Championships are Leonard Doroftei (1995), Dorel Simion (1997), Marian Simion (1999), Crinu Olteanu (1999) and Mihaela Lacatus (2005).

Francisc Vastag is one of the most succesul boxers of all time. Vastag was born November 26, 1969 in Resita, Caras-Severin, Romania. He has won world junior title in 1986 in Havana and in 1987 european gold medals also at junior level. He won 3 gold medals at World Championships (1989, 1993 and 1995) and two gold medals at Europeab Championships in 1993 Bursa and 1996 Vejle. He was the head coach of the Romanian National Team and in 1999, as coach, he won 7 medals at World Championships. Two golds, one silver and 4 bronzes.

Since the 1990s Romania has also been a pioneering nation in the promotion of women’s boxing, hosting Women’s National Championships. Mihaela Lacatus has won AIBA Women’s World Championship gold medal in 2005, and also gold medal at European Championships.

The current crop of talented Romanian boxers includes APB Champion Mihai Nistor (+91 kg), Bogdan Juratoni, vice european champion in 2013, Andrei Aradoaie, former EUBC European Confederation Yourh Champion in 2014. Steluța Duta is three time European Boxing Champion and she has three silver medals at World Boxing Championships. Some young boxers won medals at European and World Boxing Championships at junior And Youth level: Robert Jitaru (2014, 2015 bronze medals at Youth), Mustafa Arsen (2014, silver medal at World and bronze medal at European Youth competions), Cosmin Garleanu (2015, gold medal at World Junior Championshipand silver medal at European Junior Championships). Also Alberto Biro has 3 silver medals at European And World Boxing Championships 2014 and 2015.

The Romanian Boxing Association hosts every year Golden Belt Tournament. The tournament started in 1973.
This year Golden Belt will be held in Iasi from 5 to 10 July 2016 in Iasi, the home city of president Vasile Citea.

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