AIBA emphasizes the historical role of Asian continent in boxing

Next AIBA Virtual Continental Forum will take place on 15th March. Countries of the Asian Boxing Confederation are in line for discussion of ongoing reforms, development plan for National Federations and other important issues.

AIBA President Mr. Umar Kremlev underlines rich history of the continent and its major role in AIBA family. The statistics gives credence to this. Total Asian boxers’ performance in the AIBA Men’s Elite World Boxing Championships is 28 gold, 45 silver and 36 bronze medals. Total number of medals in the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships is 45 gold, 38 silver and 77 bronze ones. 112 medals were received by Asian athletes in the Olympic Games.

‘First steps in Asia’s modern boxing began more than 125 years ago in Japan. Until the present Asian boxers have been played a significant role in boxing history and bagged many medals in big Championships all around the globe. The intention of AIBA leadership is to support NFs in all their needs, helping them to popularize our sport in their countries,’ Mr. Kremlev said.

‘We created the detailed development plan for NFs of the Asian continent which consists of the improvement of several directions. AIBA Development team will intensively work with the Confederation to support each National Federation,’ AIBA President added.

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