ASBC President Mr. Anas Alotaiba negotiated with the President of the Kyrgyz Boxing Federation Mr. Abdibakyt Khalmurzaev in Abu Dhabi
The President of the Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) and Vice-President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Mr. Anas Alotaiba had an important meeting in Abu Dhabi with the President of one of the key affiliated Asian National Federations.
Mr. Anas Alotaiba welcomed the President of the Kyrgyz Boxing Federation Mr. Abdibakyt Khalmurzaev who has been serving the Central Asian boxing power’s boxing life since many years and led the country into a new era with their developments. Kyrgyzstan has got not only history in our sport but long term development program to achieve even better results in the international stage.
Their common meeting was held in Mr. Anas Alotaiba’s office in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates where the Executive Director of the Asian Boxing Confederation Mr. Ali Salameh also attended in the friendly negotiations.
Mr. Abdibakyt Khalmurzaev congratulated to the Mr. Anas Alotaiba electing him as ASBC President and AIBA Vice-President in the AIBA Congress in Moscow. The President of the Kyrgyz Boxing Federation surprised Mr. Anas Alotaiba with special national gifts from the Central Asian country.
Kyrgyzstan claimed one bronze medal in the recent two editions of the boxing tournament of the Asian Games in Incheon and in Jakarta but the country is ready to win more podium places in the future. The Kyrgyz talents produced medals also in the last editions of the ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championships and in the ASBC Asian Confederation Junior Boxing Championships.
The Kyrgyz Boxing Federation and its management has been preparing to the upcoming Duisenkul Shopokov Memorial Tournament which will be held in February 19-24. The next competition will be the 43rd edition of the Duisenkul Shopokov Memorial Tournament for the elite women and men boxers in Kyrgyzstan’s capital city in Bishkek.
Mr. Duisenkul Shopokov was the hero of the Soviet Union who died during the Great Patriotic War at the Battle of Moscow in December 1941. The President of the Kyrgyz Boxing Federation has invited ASBC President Mr. Anas Alotaiba to attend to the upcoming Duisenkul Shopokov Memorial Tournament.
Kyrgyzstan hosts five-seven international events every year and on these competitions mainly the neighbouring countries have been attending. The management of the Kyrgyz Boxing Federation is planning to launch more competitions and a bigger international event in their long-term strategy.
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