ASBC President Mr. Serik Konakbayev attended in the World Boxing Forum in Sochi
ASBC President and AIBA Vice-President Mr. Serik Konakbayev attended in the World Boxing Forum in Sochi where the most important persons of the boxing world met and discussed about the future of the sport. The organizers of the World Boxing Forum invited the leaders, managers, former star boxers and professional icons to the Russian city which hosted the Winter Olympic Games in 2014.
As a boxer Mr. Serik Konakbayev was silver medallist in the Moscow 1980 Olympic Games and claimed the titles in the 1979 and 1981 European Boxing Championships as member of the Soviet Union national boxing team before getting silver medal in the Munich 1982 AIBA World Boxing Championships.
The World Boxing Forum was important step and discussions between amateur and professional boxing in Sochi. It is already confirmed the Russian city will be hosting the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships which will be a qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The current President of the Olympic Council of Asia Mr. Sheikh Fahad Al-Sabah was also attended in the World Boxing Forum in Sochi.
Kazakhstan’s former AIBA World Champion active professional star Gennady Golovkin or shortly known as GGG, Cuba’s three-time Olympic Champion heavyweight (91kg) legend Felix Savon and Panama’s former professional boxing icon Roberto Duran also attended in the World Boxing Forum in Sochi.