AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships – Men’s Overall Ranking
The AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships will be a great highlight of our sport this month in Budapest which event is parallel with the Jakarta 2018 Asian Games. Kazakhstan, India, Uzbekistan, are the best Asian countries in the overall medal ranking of the AIBA Men’s Youth World Boxing Championships with their 4th, 5th and 6th places but the Top3 nations are Cuba, Russia and the United States of America.
AIBA changed the name of this 17-18 year-old age group from junior to youth in 2008 therefore the first edition of the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships was held 10 years ago in Guadalajara. Since then four European cities such as Baku, Yerevan, Sofia and St. Petersburg hosted the men’s part of the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships.
Since the first Guadalajara edition altogether 22 countries won titles in the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships and 43 nations claimed at least one bronze medal in the history of the event from each continent. Among the developing boxing nations Czech Republic, Egypt, Finland, Guatemala, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, New Zealand and Norway also won medals in the event since 2008.
The qualified youth boxers of the Asian continent have been preparing with full speed to the Budapest 2018 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships where the first competition day is scheduled on August 21. Kazakhstan, India and Uzbekistan will be boxing for titles in the Budapest 2018 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships to take over a few countries in the overall medal ranking.
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