The strongest ever Silesian Women’s Boxing Tournament is coming in Poland this week10 September 2018
The Silesian Women’s Boxing Tournament will be held in Gliwice, Poland and could be the capital of the boxing world this week. The female elite, youth and junior boxers will be able to attend in the Silesian Women’s Boxing Tournament in the 13th edition where record number of 21 countries is registered.
Boxers from the youngest age group are preparing to the EUBC European Confederation Junior Boxing Championships which will be held in Anapa, Russia next month. The elite female boxers are also focusing to a big target to the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships which will be taking place in November.
The first edition of the Silesian Women’s Boxing Tournament was held in 2006 with the participation of a few countries. The level of the competition was rising in the recent years and the first non-European countries are joined in 2013. Stars as England’s Lisa Whiteside, Finland’s Mira Potkonen, Australia’s Shelly Watts and Sweden’s Anna Laurell also won the Silesian Women’s Open Tournament in the recent years.
The 2017 edition was an excellent success for the local organizers of the Silesian Women’s Boxing Tournament and among the toughest female boxing nations of the world Russia, Kazakhstan, England, Chinese Taipei, Italy, Germany, Mongolia and Poland also attended in Gliwice last year.
Following their significant campaigns 21 nations registered to take part in the 13th edition of the Silesian Women’s Open Tournament: Canada, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Russia, Senegal, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania and Ukraine.
India’s Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte is five-time AIBA Women’s World Champion and her name appeared in the entry list of the women’s light flyweight (48kg). Kazakhstan’s AIBA Women’s World Champion Dina Zholaman and Russia’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games bronze medallist Anastasia Beliakova will be also attending in Gliwice among the best women boxers from the world.
Ukraine’s Rio 2016 Olympian Tetiana Kob and Canada’s trio Toronto 2015 Panamerican Games winner Caroline Veyre, Myriam Da Silva and Sara Haghighat-Joo are also strong names in the boxing world. Montenegro’s experienced duo Bojana Gojkovic and Tamara Radunovic with France’s Delphine Mancini and the best Polish ladies are guaranteed the highest level in Gliwice.