Twenty-three countries registered to the upcoming 11th Nations Women’s Cup22 January 2022
The 11th edition of the Nations Women’s Cup always hosts in the month of January and together with the Tammer Tournament, it opens the new year. The date of the 11th edition of the Nations Women’s Cup is January 23-31 and the female international competition will be held be for all of the four age groups in Serbia. There will be events for the elite, youth, junior and also schoolgirl boxers in Sombor, Serbia.
There is huge interest to the upcoming edition which will be a preparation event for the upcoming main goals as the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships, EUBC U22 European Boxing Championships and EUBC Youth European Boxing Championships which all will be taking place in the first part of the year. Altogether 177 boxers from 23 nations of three Confederations registered to attend in the Nations Women’s Cup.
Boxers who were born between 1982 and 2003 are eligible to attend in the elite part of the Nations Women’s Cup in Sombor. The 2004 and 2005 born boxers can compete in the youth part of the competition, the younger 2006 and 2007 age groups are the junior athletes in 2022. The youngest 2008 and 2009 born boxers can attend in the schoolgirls part of the Nations Women’s Cup and starts their international career.
The first edition of the Nations Women’s Cup took place in Sombor ten years ago in 2012. Among the stars of female boxing, Netherlands’ Rio 2016 Olympic Games silver medallist Nouchka Fontijn, Romania’s veteran Steluta Duta, Kazakhstan’s AIBA Women’s World Champion Dina Zholaman, Bulgaria’s EUBC European Women’s Champion Stoyka Petrova and China’s Asian Games winner Chang Yuan also won the titles in the previous editions of the Nations Women’s Cup in Serbia.
The Italian boxers as Giordana Sorrentino, Irma Testa and Rebeca Nicoli are all impressed in their finals against strong opponents in 2020 when altogether 193 boxers from 25 countries attended in the 9th edition of the Nations Women’s Cup including new female boxing nations as Cyprus and Mali.
The last 10th edition of the Nations Women’s Cup was held during the worse period of the Covid-19 pandemic in January 2021 in Sombor, Serbia. The best boxer trophies were awarded to Turkey’s Busenaz Surmeneli and Serbia’s Nina Radovanovic. Altogether 75 female boxers attended in the strong international female competition in 2021 where Kazakhstan, Turkey, host Serbia, Czech Republic and Russia proved the best performances in Sombor. The best elite team became Kazakhstan with five gold medals ahead of Turkey and Serbia.
The safety of all participants, the continuous medical checks, the social distancing, the hygienic preparations, the vaccines control, wearing masks and all of the health controls are the responsibility of the local organizers in Serbia to avoid any new Covid-19 cases during the 11th Nations Women’s Cup.
Facts of the event
Name: Nations Women’s Cup
Date: January 23-31, 2022
Venue: Sombor, Serbia
Age Group: Elite & Youth & Junior & Schoolgirls
Date of Birth of the boxers:
1982-2003 born boxers can attend in the elite event
2004-2005 born boxers can compete in the youth event
2006-2007 born boxers can attend in the junior event
2008-2009 born boxers can compete in the schoolgirl event