Serbia’s Omer Ametovic won his bout with fantastic rhythm in the Golden Gloves of Vojvodina Youth Tournament09 October 2020
The second day of boxing was held at the 38th edition of the Golden Gloves of Vojvodina Youth Tournament in Subotica, Serbia. Serbia’s Omer Ametovic won his bout with fantastic rhythm and proved he could be the country’s next diamond in the elite level. Bulgaria’s defending EUBC European Youth Champion Yasen Radev had a tough bout against Scotland’s Lennon Mulligan.
The Golden Gloves of Vojvodina Youth Tournament has been re-scheduled from July which was the original date of the event as in the previous years. The 38th Golden Gloves of Vojvodina Youth Tournament is taking place in the Subotica Sports Hall in Serbia and the event is parallel with the Boxam Tournament.
The young talents who were born in 2002 or in 2003 are eligible to attend in the 38th Golden Gloves of Vojvodina Youth Tournament in Subotica. The safety of all participants, the continuous medical checks, the social distancing, the hygienic preparations, wearing masks and all of the health controls are the responsibility of the local organizers in Serbia to avoid any new Covid-19 cases in the event.
Bout of the day
Bulgaria’s Yasen Radev won the gold medal at the flyweight (52kg) in the Sofia 2019 EUBC European Youth Boxing Championships and he was also key boxer as a junior in the previous years. Radev was born in 2002 and remained in the youth level this year but he was also not able to box in the international stage in the recent months. The 18-year-old Bulgarian star was nervous in his debuting fight in Subotica against Scotland’s Lennon Mulligan. Radev found his rhythm in time against the tough Scottish who was competitive for the Bulgarian on Day2. The final verdict was split decision in the favour of Radev who survived the dangerous situations in their battle.
Serbia’s Omer Ametovic reached several good results but his highlight is a bronze medal from the Sofia 2019 EUBC European Youth Boxing Championships. He moved up from the light flyweight (49kg) one category but he proved his energetic style in the second day of boxing at the Golden Gloves of Vojvodina Youth Tournament. The 18-year-old Serbian was too strong for Bulgaria’s Shakir Stoyanov and won their flyweight (52kg) battle on Day2.
Bulgaria’s Sean Torres claimed the gold medal at the 2019 Lah Nimani Youth Tournament in Kosovo and won their Youth National Cup last month. The 18-year-old boxer selected to attend at the Golden Gloves of Vojvodina Youth Memorial Tournament at the light welterweight (64kg). Torres landed more punches than Serbia’s Nazif Sejdi and bowed out his local opponent on Day2.
Serbia’s Almir Memic competed in the last edition of the EUBC European Youth Boxing Championships and at the 2018 EUBC European Junior Boxing Championships in Anapa. The Serbian was far more experienced than Croatia’s Marin Lonic and won their light heavyweight (81kg) bout by RSC. Bulgaria’s Zlatin Ilchev won the super heavyweight (+91kg) in their Youth National Cup and he was too strong for Serbia’s Josif Belic in Subotica which but he won by RSC.