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28 October 2021 Thursday

The Russian Boxing Team Cup has started in Izhevsk

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The Russian Boxing Team Cup has started in Izhevsk
Photo: Gregory Fomin


The grand opening of the Russian Team Cup in boxing (6+) among men was held on August 31st at the Ice Palace “Molodezhny” in Izhevsk. About 400 guests came to the capital of Udmurtia – teams from Moscow, St. Petersburg and eight federal districts, representatives of the judiciary and regional sports federations, and Olympic and world champions were among the invited guests. It was reported by the press office of the head and government of the republic.

Initially, the Russian Team Boxing Cup was planned to be held in March.

First of all, this event is important and necessary for those who are professionally involved in this sport. Tournaments help maintain the level, improve skills, prepare productively for world competitions that will begin after all restrictions are removed
Sergey Smirnov, the head of administration of the head and government of Udmurtia

He noted that it is a great honor to host the country's strong athletes in the region.

The athletes missed the competition and are glad that they managed to get together at such a large-scale competition.

We had neither international and domestic starts for about six months. And finally, we were able to gather here, in Udmurtia, all the current boxing champions – the strongest representatives in Russia
Sergey Strelkov, the head of the directorate of the Russian Boxing Federation for the Volga Federal District

The Russian Boxing Cup among men is held in Izhevsk for the third time.

The head coach of the Russian national boxing team Viktor Farkhutdinov noted that promising young athletes would be identified at the tournament for inclusion in the national team of the country.

The drummers “Rhythmikon” and the support group “Rhythmix” performed at the opening. Then the preliminary battles began, which will take place until September 3rd. After them, fights for the third place and the final will be held. Recall that the competition will be lasted until September 5th.

The prize fund of the tournament is 15 million rubles.

You can watch the battles on the TV channel “Match!Strana”.