South Korea and Uzbekistan trains together in a joint camp
Korean Boxing Federation has got great possibilities in the future and their officials and coaches invited to the Uzbek squad for common sparring which will be part of their preparation for the Hamburg 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships.
Kazakhstan’s Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games bronze medallist Mr. Bolat Niyazymbetov is not the head coach of the Korean national boxing team but he supports their preparation and under his management South Korea has been achieving even better results in the international elite competitions. Mr. Bolat Niyazymbetov asked the Uzbekistan Boxing Federation’s support in a joint training camp in South Korea.
The Korean boxers have been preparing for the Hamburg 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships with full speed and their young Uzbek counterparts are supporting them in the training camp. The South Koreans achieved four quota places for Hamburg following their performance in the ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships in Tashkent.
The top Uzbek boxers who were born in 1998 or in 1999 are their in the training camp in South Korea with super talented boxers. Currently this Uzbek squad is their third line but some of them could be future stars in the upcoming years.
Among them Otabek Kholmatov, Shunkor Abdurasulov, Shokhrukh Rustamov and Abdulla Khudorganov claimed medals in the 2016 ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championships in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan and also competed with successes at the St. Petersburg 2016 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships.
Dilshodbek Ruzmetov achieved silver medal in the 2015 AIBA Junior World Boxing Championships in St. Petersburg and will be joining to the elite age group from next January. Besides to 18-year-old Ruzmetov, ASBC Asian Junior Champion Timur Sadullayev and Abu Nuranov both were born also in 1999.
49kg: Khudoynazar Fayzov
52kg: Fozil Abdumurodov
56kg: Otabek Kholmatov
60kg: Shunkor Abdurasulov
64kg: Timur Sadullayev
69kg: Abu Nuranov
75kg: Dilshodbek Ruzmetov
81kg: Shokhrukh Rustamov
+91kg: Abdulla Khudorganov
Coaches: Farrukh Kilichev; Alisher Rakhimov