World Champions on the board of the upcoming 66th Bocskai Memorial Tournament07 February 2022
The new upcoming 66th edition of the Bocskai Memorial Tournament will be a five-day long competition for the elite female and male boxers in Debrecen, Hungary. The event will be the highlight of the week and all of the 12 female and 13 male weight classes involved to the official program of the Bocskai Memorial Tournament.
Several of our current stars are registered to attend in the Bocskai Memorial Tournament in Debrecen, Hungary. Brazil’s Beatriz Ferreira won the gold medal at the 2019 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships and the South American No.1 is ready to return to the international competitions. The experienced Brazilian lightweight (60kg) boxer won more than 95% of her international contests and could be a star in the event.
Ukraine’s Yuriy Zakharieiev is the first ever boxer in the history of the sport who won the gold medals in the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships and AIBA Men’s Elite World Boxing Championships in the same year. The 19-year-old young star prepared hard in the recent weeks and will be the main favourite of the men’s light middleweight (71kg) in his first Bocskai Memorial Tournament.
Brazil spent the last two weeks of preparations in Hungary and all of their male stars including AIBA World Boxing Championships silver medallist Keno Machado, Abner Junior Teixeira and Wanderson Oliveira are all in the country now. The Brazilians had successful sparring matches with the host Hungarians which supported the final phase of the preparations for both teams.
Belgium’s Victor Schelstraete earned his nation’s first ever medal in the history of the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Belgrade and since then the Bocskai Memorial Tournament will be his first international competition. Montenegro’s teenage future star, Bojana Gojkovic achieved four titles in the EUBC European Boxing Championships as junior and youth boxer between 2018 and 2021. Gojkovic will be making her debut in the elite age group just in the Bocskai Memorial Tournament.
The Bocskai Memorial Tournament is one of the oldest European international competitions after the Strandja Memorial Tournament. The prestigious Bocskai Memorial Tournament saw big champions in the recent decades and the Hungarian Boxing Association is waiting for stars in the new 66th edition. The finals have been divided into two days following the decision of the Hungarian management to impress the media members and broadcasters.
The safety of all participants, the continuous medical checks, the social distancing, the hygienic preparations, the check of the vaccinations, wearing masks and all of the health controls are the responsibility of the local organizers in Hungary avoid any new Covid-19 cases during the new edition of the 2022 Bocskai Memorial Tournament.