Strong European line-ups in the AIBA World Boxing Championships24 October 2021
The Sport Entries Check is still underway in the venue of the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia where the first competition day is on October 25.
The official final figures about the participating countries and nations will be known later today after the Technical Meeting and Official Draw. The Technical Delegate of the AIBA World Boxing Championships is Mr. Marko Marovic of Croatia and many of the European boxing officials are working in the Serbian capital.
The Russian team will compete with young boxers in the AIBA World Boxing Championships, all of them won the National Championships last month. These young talents including Akhtem Zakirov (51kg), Vsevolod Shumkov (60kg), Ilia Shakirov (63.5kg), Dzhambulat Bizhamov (75kg), Sharabutdin Atayev (86kg), Andrey Stotskiy (92kg) and Mark Petrovskiy (+92kg) are favourites also in Belgrade.
Ukraine is always strong in all of the competitions and their team is mixed with experienced boxers with several top talents such as AIBA Youth World Champion Yuriy Zakharieiev (71kg). The host Serbians biggest weapons are ex-Russian boxers such as Tamir Galanov (54kg), Pavel Fedorov (63.5kg), Vakhid Abbasov (67kg), Vladimir Mironchikov (80kg) and Saddam Magomedov (92kg). European Games winner Hovhannes Bachkov (63.5kg) and Arman Darchinyan (75kg) are on the board in the strong Armenian team.
The French delegation arrived with AIBA World Champion Sofiane Oumiha (60kg), AIBA World Boxing Championships bronze medallist Billal Bennama (54kg) and multiple international tournaments winner Samuel Kistohurry (57kg). Germany sent also maximum number of 13 boxers to the AIBA World Boxing Championships and their No.1 could be Nelvie Tiafack at the super heavyweight (+91kg).
The new generation of English and Irish boxers are also on the board in the AIBA World Boxing Championships, many of them are strong future hopes in our sport. European Games winner Gabriel Escobar (54kg) and Tokyo Olympic Games quarter-finalist Emmanuel Reyes (92kg) are the key Spanish boxers in the AIBA World Boxing Championships.
Daniel Asenov (54kg), Javier Ibanez (57kg), Radoslav Pantaleev (92kg) and Petar Belberov guaranteed the top qualify of boxing in the Bulgarian team. Italy’s veteran, London 2012 Olympic Games bronze medallist Vincenzo Mangiacapre (67kg) returned to the national team but Simone Fiori (80kg) and EU Champion Aziz Abbes Mouhiidine (92kg) are also strengthening their squad.
Belarus, Scotland, Hungary, Romania, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Lithuania, Finland, Croatia, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Moldova, Greece, Turkey, Georgia and many others have got also strong and experienced boxers.
The schedule of the AIBA World Boxing Championships
October 24, 15:00 – Technical Meeting
October 24, 16:00 – Official Draw
October 24, 19:00 – Opening Ceremony
October 25, 13:00 & 18:00 – Day1 competition
October 26, 13:00 & 18:00 – Day2 competition
October 27, 13:00 & 18:00 – Day3 competition
October 28, 13:00 & 18:00 – Day4 competition
October 29, 13:00 & 18:00 – Day5 competition
October 30, 13:00 & 18:00 – Day6 competition
October 31, 13:00 & 18:00 – Day7 competition
November 1, 13:00 & 18:00 – Day8 competition
November 2, 13:00 & 18:00 – Day9 competition
November 3 – Rest Day
November 4 – Day10 with the semi-final
November 5 – Day11 with the first part of the finals
November 6 – Day12 with the second part of the finals
November 7 – Departure of the delegations