Heroes of Kuwait City and Fujairah as Makhmudov, Abdurasulov, Bozorov, Imamaliyev and Ikhvolov were the bests in the Uzbekistan Junior National Cup
The Uzbekistan Junior National Cup was a busy event which was taking place in the recent days and 16 new champions have been crowned. The heroes of Kuwait City and Fujairah as ASBC Asian Schoolboy Champions trio Khodjiakbar Makhmudov, Umidillo Abdurasulov, Dalerjon Bozorov, furthermore Jakhonmurod Imamaliyev and Bilolbek Ikhvolov were the bests in the national event.
The Uzbekistan Junior National Cup was held in the city of Margilan which is located in the Ferghana Valley. Uzbekistan achieved fantastic results in the Kuwait City ASBC Asian Schoolboys Boxing Championships and at the Fujairah ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships this year. Many of these stars and talents attended in the new edition of the Uzbekistan Junior National Cup.
Boxers who were born in 2004 and in 2005 were eligible to attend in the event which age group is for the 2020 junior boxers. These talented boxers could be attending in the next edition of the Youth Olympic Games in 2022. Altogether 405 boxers competed for the medals in the seven-day long National Cup in Margilan where the most crowded competition day was the second with its 86 bouts.
The first gold medal of the Uzbekistan Junior National Cup was achieved by a boxer from Ferghana, Azizbek Ergashev who controlled his final against Bukhara’s Miralijon Mavlonov at the 40kg.Ferghana’s Khodjiakbar Makhmudov was the gold medallist at the 37kg weight class of the Kuwait City ASBC Asian Schoolboys Boxing Championships in August. He moved up to the 42kg weight class but quickly adopted the level of the juniors and defeated Islam Nukhritdinov in the final.
Bukhara’s Asadbek Rajabov had a tough semi-final against Khorezm’s Akhmadjon Koziboyev but in the final of the 44kg he was more confident and bowed out Ferghana’s Abdullo Madaminov. Andizhan’s Umidillo Abdurasulov also achieved gold medal in the ASBC Asian Schoolboys Boxing Championships therefore his gold medal at the pinweight (46kg) was not a surprise.
Andizhan’s second gold medal was taken by Mirkomil Saitokhunov who had a few surprise wins in the event and won his final unanimously against Namangan’s Ozodbek Sharofiddinov. Khorezm’s ASBC Asian Schoolboys Champion Boburbek Bobojonov was the main favourite at the flyweight (50kg) but he suffered an unexpected loss to Andizhan’s Ibratbek Davlatov in the final.
Bukhara’s Dalerjon Bozorov is two-time Uzbek Schoolboys National Champion and he won the title of the Kuwait City ASBC Asian Schoolboys Boxing Championships where he delivered one of the best performances among all boxers. The super talented 14-year-old boxer remained at the light bantamweight (52kg) and won all of his five contests including the final against Tashkent region’s Sukhrob Abdullayev.
Andizhan’s ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships bronze medallist Jakhonmurod Imamaliyev eliminated ASBC Asian Schoolboys Champion Jakhongir Narziyev and Tashkent region’s Khusan Turdaliyev during his road to the title of the bantamweight (54kg). Samarkand’s Jakhongir Mukhiddinov delivered a surprise in the final of the featherweight (57kg) when he defeated Andizhan’s Khamidullo Khabibullayev.
Andizhan’s ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships silver medallist Bilolbek Ikhvolov moved up to the lightweight (60kg) since Fujairah and the experienced boxer was too strong for Kashkadarya’s Ruslan Omonov. Andizhan’s next title was achieved by ASBC Asian Schoolboys Championships silver medallist Abdulaziz Abdurakhmonov following his success over Tashkent region’s Samandar Toshpulatov.
Andizhan’s three-in-e-row title was captured by Shoyadbek Kholdarov after beating Dzhizak’s Rustam Yarashboyev in the final of the welterweight (66kg). Namangan’s lone title in the National Cup was achieved by Rakhmatillo Boymatov following his success over Ferghana’s Abdulla Orifov. Ferghana’s Mukhammadali Fozilov was the main favourite for the title of the middleweight (75kg) and he walked over to the gold due Tashkent’s Akbar Zoitov was unable to box in the final.
Tashkent’s Sobir Rezhamatov arrived to Margilan to increase his experiences but finally he claimed the gold medal of the light heavyweight (80kg) following his narrow successes over Namangan’s Mirzajon Akhmedov and Kashkadarya’s Diyor Khurammov. Tashkent’s Khusanboy Rikhsiboyev claimed bronze medal in the Kuwait City ASBC Asian Schoolboys Boxing Championships in August and due his great finish he became the last champion beating Andizhan’s Abubakr Haydarov in the final.
List of the winners in the Uzbekistan Junior National Cup
40kg: Azizbek Ergashev
42kg: Khodjiakbar Makhmudov
44kg: Asadbek Rajabov
46kg: Umidillo Abdurasulov
48kg: Mirkomil Saitokhunov
50kg: Ibratbek Davlatov
52kg: Dalerjon Bozorov
54kg: Jakhonmurod Imamaliyev
57kg: Jakhongir Mukhiddinov
60kg: Bilolbek Ikhvolov
63kg: Abdulaziz Abdurakhmonov
66kg: Shoyadbek Kholdarov
70kg: Rakhmatillo Boymatov
75kg: Mukhammadali Fozilov
80kg: Sobir Rezhamatov
+80kg: Khusanboy Rikhsiboyev
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