350 competitors from 42 countries will take part in the 70th anniversary of the oldest boxing tournament in Europe – the “Strandja Memorial Cup”.
The duels begin on 14th of February and the finals are scheduled for 19th. The Official Opening Ceremony is set for 5.30 pm this Thursday.
Bulgaria will be represented by 32 participants.
This year the event will be held in the capital of Bulgaria – Sofia.
The following 43 nations are taking part in the event: Albania, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, Finland, France, Georgia, Greece, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Somalia, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United States of America, Uzbekistan and Wales.
Here’s the Bulgarian roster:
48 kg – Emi-Mari Todorova, Sevda Asenova
51 kg – Martina Marinova
54 kg – Rozalia Peycheva, Elina Georgieva, Zlatislava Chukanova
57 kg – Stanimira Petrova, Marina Savinova
60 kg – Denica Eliseeva, Aslahan Mehmedova
64 kg – Melis Yonuzova
75 kg – Dobromira Georgieva
52 kg – Tinko Banabakov, Daniel Asenov
56 kg – Boyan Asenov
60 kg – Kiril Rusenov
64 kg – Ivan Atanasov, Vincent Kirkorov
75 kg – Kristian Nikolov, Rami Kiwan
81 kg – Blagoy Naydenov, Plamen Petkov
91 kg – Ivan Mechkov
+91 kg – Peter Belberov