Ten countries are preparing to the upcoming main goals in an international women training camp in Ireland07 August 2018
Plenty of the best women youth and elite boxers are attending in an international training camp in Ireland to prepare well to the upcoming main goals. More than 100 women boxers from 10 different countries have been training together in the city of Edenderry in Ireland from August 1 until the 8th this week.
A top Irish coach Mr. William Brereton is the organizer of this traditional women training camp which event increased significantly each year. Practical sessions, sparrings, shadow boxing and joint programs are in the schedule of the training camp in Edenderry which is famous of its boxing traditions in Ireland.
The younger boxers in the training camp have been preparing to the upcoming AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships which will be taking place in Budapest from August 21 until 31st. The elite boxers in the training camp are focusing to the forthcoming AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships which will be held in November.
Canada is the lone non-European country in the training camp but the North American nation is a power in women’s boxing. AMBC American Confederation Boxing Championships silver medallist Sara Haghighat-Joo and their youth duo which qualified for the Budapest 2018 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships Emilia Dermott and Charlie Cavanagh are attending in the camp in Edenderry.
Ireland’s EUBC European U22 Champion Amy Broadhurst and two-time EUBC European Confederation Youth Boxing Championships bronze medallist Lauren Kelly are the host country’s top female boxers. Italy’s Martina La Piana and Biancamaria Tessari both claimed gold medal in the EUBC European Confederation Youth Boxing Championships in Roseto degli Abruzzi this April and the Irish camp is their last preparation before the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships.
Hungary, the host of the upcoming AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships, attends in the Irish international training camp at the very first time with the leading of their woman head coach former two-time AIBA Women’s World Champion Maria Kovacs. Their medal hopefuls in the Budapest 2018 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships such as Hanna Lakotar, Luca Hamori, Veronika Villas and Viktoria Ambrus are all taking part in the camp.
England’s 17-year-old Gemma Richardson was gold medallist in the last edition of the EUBC European Confederation Youth Boxing Championships therefore her participation in the camp raised the level of the quality. France’s youth team leads by their head coach Julien De Santa Barbara in Edenderry where EUBC European Confederation Women’s Youth Boxing Championships bronze medallist Talya Brillaux and Rim Bennama are the biggest names in their squad.
Germany qualified five women youth boxers to the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships and among them Maxi Kloetzer and Stefanie Von Berge are medal hopefuls in Budapest. Finland’s lone boxer in the camp is a well-experienced teenager, EUBC European Confederation Junior Boxing Championships silver medallist Vilma Viitanen.
Latvia’s Nikolina Boke is only 15 but she could be a great sensation in the upcoming EUBC European Confederation Women’s Junior Boxing Championships in Anapa, Russia in October. The 10th country in this prestigious international women’s training camp is Norway with mainly younger hopes.