The Technical Meeting & Official Draw of the Boxam Tournament was held in Castellon de la Plana06 October 2020
The Spanish Boxing Federation’s and Europe’s first international elite event after the pandemic, the 34th edition of the Boxam Elite International Boxing Tournament will be starting with its first competition day on 6th of October after the official meetings and draw. Castellon de la Plana is the venue of the prestigious Boxam Tournament as in 2019.
The Technical Meeting and the Official Draw of the new edition of the Boxam Tournament was held in the Hotel del Golf Playa which is the official accommodations of all delegations in Castellon de la Plana. The Boxam Elite Tournament is the first big international competition after a few months of break due to the Covid-19 situation.
The President of the Spanish Boxing Federation and AIBA Executive Committee member Mr. Felipe Martinez welcomed all of the delegations and wished good luck to them in the event. Mrs. Susanne Karrlander of Sweden led the Technical Meeting of the Boxam Tournament as Technical Delegate and the Official Draw in Castellon de la Plana. EUBC Competition Manager Mr. Dmitriy Gaistruk also attended in the
Mr. Susanne Karrlander informed all of the participating delegations about the schedule of the Boxam Tournament, the control scales, the official draw, the scoring system, the equipment, and other important issues and technical information of the event as well.
Altogether 25 women and 43 men boxers will be attending in the Boxam Tournament in Castellon de la Plana. United States’ AIBA Youth World Champion Delante Johnson will be boxing with Monaco’s No.1 Hugo Micallef in the opening day at the men’s welterweight (69kg). Spain’s José Quiles have already qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games and will be making his comeback in the first day of boxing.
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 Spain to avoid any new Covid-19 cases during the Boxam Elite International Boxing Tournament. The Chairman of the EUBC Medical Commission Mr. Ioannis Filippatos of Greece is in the venue to check all safety instructions.
Schedule of the Boxam Tournament
- October 6 – General weigh-in
- October 6, from 16:00 – Day1 competition
- October 7, from 16:00 – Day2 competition
- October 8, from 16:00 – Day3 competition
- October 9, from 16:00 – Day4 competition with women’s finals
- October 10 – Day5 competition with men’s finals
- October 11 – Departure of the delegations