World class boxers compete in the Adriatic Pearl Youth Tournament this week16 February 2021
Montenegro’s new international competition, the Adriatic Pearl Youth Tournament will be a highlight of the week. Thirteen nations registered to attend in the Adriatic Pearl Youth Tournament including boxers from Russia, Uzbekistan, India, Ukraine, Georgia, Bulgaria, Romania, Finland and host Montenegro therefore high quality of boxing is guaranteed.
The city of Budva hosted the 2020 edition of the EUBC Youth European Boxing Championships and the international boxing will be returning to Montenegro after three months. Mr. Aleksandr Klemenko is the engine of Budva’s boxing and since the end of December, he is the President of the Boxing Association of Montenegro. His main goal is to develop boxing in the country and arrange more international tournaments in the upcoming years.
The event will be a preparation event for the upcoming AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships which will be held in Kielce, Poland on April 10-24. Boxers who were born in 2002 and in 2003 are able to attend in the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships therefore the local organizers in Budva decided to schedule the Adriatic Pearl Youth Tournament for the same age group.
The first competition day will be on February 17 in Budva while the finals are scheduled to be held on February 21. The Boxing Club Budva with the support of the Municipality of Budva are the organizers of the new youth competition. Boxers can attend in 10 female and in 10 male weight categories at the Adriatic Pearl Youth Tournament.
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 Budva to avoid any new Covid-19 cases during the Adriatic Pearl Youth Tournament.
Facts of the event
Name: Adriatic Pearl Youth Tournament
Date: February 16-22, 2021
Venue: Budva, Montenegro
Gender: Women & Men
Age Group: Youth
Date of Birth: 2002-2003 born boxers
Weight categories of the event:
48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg and +81kg for the youth women boxers
49kg, 52kg, 56kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg, 91kg and +91kg for the youth men boxers
Schedule of the event
February 16 – Arrival of the delegations
February 16 – Technical Meeting
February 17 – General weigh-in
February 17 – Official Draw
February 17 – Day1 competition
February 18 – Day2 competition
February 19 – Day3 competition
February 20 – Day4 competition with the semi-finals
February 21 – Day5 competition with the finals
February 22 – Departure of the delegations
Participating countries in the event
The following 13 nations will be attending in the Adriatic Pearl Youth Tournament in Budva: Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Georgia, Finland, India, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.