ASBC President Mr. Anas Alotaiba congratulates to Huang Hsiao Wen following she received a new appointment

The President of the Asian Boxing Confederation Mr. Anas Alotaiba and the whole ASBC management congratulates to Chinese Taipei’s defending AIBA Women’s World Champion Huang Hsiao Wen who has been appointed as a new member at the AIBA Champions and Veterans Committee.

Chinese Taipei’s Huang Hsiao Wen was born in Taipei City on August 31 in 1997 and began boxing at the age of 12 in 2009. She qualified for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games and claimed silver at the Taipei 2015 AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships which were her first strong international successes.

Huang claimed bronze medals at the Ho Chi Minh City 2017 ASBC Asian Women’s Boxing Championships and also at the Jakarta 2018 Asian Games. Huang advanced to the final of the bantamweight (54kg) at the Ulan-Ude 2019 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships where she used her height advantage and kept her opponents on long.

Huang eliminated India’s new sensation Jamuna Boro in the semi-final and met for the gold with France’s Caroline Cruveillier who has the similar style of boxing. Huang was a hard target for the EUBC European U22 Champion French boxer and her long distance tactic paid off in the day of the finals. Huang reached her career highlight in Ulan-Ude with that gold medal but following that she moved down to the flyweight (51kg) to get the Olympic quota.

Huang Hsiao Wen arrived to Xiamen as the biggest name of the 2019 ASBC Asian Grand Slam Boxing Championships. She used her longer reach against Tajikistan’s Farida Samieva which was clear dominancy in the first two rounds. Following the second knock down, the Tajik ringside abandoned the fight and Huang continued her winning path. Huang qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games through the Asian & Oceanian Olympic Boxing Qualifying Event which was held in Amman on March 2020 where she earned bronze medal following two successes over Australian and Uzbek rivals. She attended at the flyweight (51kg) in Amman and used her counter-attacks well to get the Olympic spot.

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