The Nations Women’s Cup will be opening the new year in Serbia next week12 January 2019
Europe’s first international competition in 2019, the 8th edition of the Nations Women’s Cup will be held in Sombor, Serbia where following the arrivals the first competition day is scheduled to take place on January 16.
The Nations Women’s Cup is traditionally opens the actions of the year and more than 20 nations registered to attend in the female competition which will be held in for all of the four age groups: elite, youth, junior and schoolgirls.
Facts of the event
Name: Nations Women’s Cup
Date: 14-20 January 2019
Venue: Serbia, Sombor
Age Group: Elite, Youth, Junior, Schoolgirls
Schedule of the event
January 14, 15 – Arrivals to the event
January 15 – Technical Meeting
January 16 – Day1 competition
January 17 – Day2 competition
January 18 – Day3 competition
January 19 – Day4 competition
January 20 – Day 5 competition & Finals
History of the event
This strong women competition is relatively a new event in the European boxing calendar as this is only the eighth edition but this time it is holding for the elite, youth, junior and schoolgirls athletes as well.
The first edition of the Nations Women’s Cup was taking place in Sombor seven years ago in 2012. Among the stars Netherlands’ Rio 2016 Olympic Games silver medallist Nouchka Fontijn, 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 last seventh edition of the Nations Women’s Cup was a preparation challenge for the qualification events of the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. Altogether 37 junior talents, 48 youth athletes and 72 elite boxers attended in the seventh edition of the Nations Women’s Cup in Sombor, Serbia one year ago.
Participating countries in the event
Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, Somalia, Serbia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.
Participating Confederations: Africa, Asia, Europe.
Boxers who need to be watched in the event
- Ilona Sarembo, Germany, women’s youth 60kg – EUBC European Women’s Junior Champion in 2018
- Emi-Mari Todorova, Bulgaria, women’s elite 48kg – Two-time EUBC European Women’s Youth Champion
- Nazym Kyzaibay, Kazakhstan, women’s elite 51kg – Two-time AIBA Women’s World Champion
- Anastasia Artamonova, Russia, women’s elite 54kg – Two-time EUBC European Women’s Youth Champion; Russian Elite National Champion
- Dina Zholaman, Kazakhstan, women’s elite 54kg – AIBA Women’s World Champion in 2016
- Delphine Mancini, France, women’s elite 51kg – Silver medallist in the 2018 EUBC European Confederation Women’s Boxing Championships
- Mariya Borutsa, Ukraine, women’s elite 75kg – Silver medallist in the 2018 EUBC European Confederation Women’s Boxing Championships
- Timea Nagy, Hungary, women’s elite 75kg – Two-time AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships bronze medallist
- Lyazzat Kungeibayeva, Kazakhstan, women’s elite +81kg – AIBA Women’s World Champion in 2016