Teenage talent Syrgak Dzhanseitov won the title in the Kyrgyz National Championships
The Kyrgyz National Boxing Championships for their elite women and men boxers was held in their capital in Bishkek. Five boxers including Ermek Sakenov were able to defend the throne in the Kyrgyz National Boxing Championships and new hopefuls proved their development in Bishkek.
Kyrgyzstan qualified one boxer to the Hamburg 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships and their elite boxers did good job also in the Islamic Solidarity Games this year. Altogether 106 men and 4 women boxers attended in the Kyrgyz National Boxing Championships in Bishkek and 12 champions have been crowned in the event.
The first gold medal of the event was achieved by Bishkek’s Shakhriza Khalilova who returned to the world of boxing after a short break and the former ASBC Asian Confederation Women’s Boxing Championships competitor was too strong for Alina Masadyk Kyzy in the final of the featherweight (57kg).
Bishkek’s Meerimgul Mamasaly Kyzy regained her place in the top of the podium after beating Barchynai Uzgenbayeva in the final of the women’s light welterweight (64kg). The best Kyrgyz woman boxer Farida Pupova competed in the ASBC Asian Confederation Women’s Boxing Championships in Ho Chi Minh City and missed the National Championships in Bishkek.
ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championships bronze medallist Syrgak Dzhanseitov of Bishkek became the youngest winner in the Kyrgyz National Championships who is only 19 but he had all of the skills to beat his more experienced rivals. Dzhanseitov defeated Rakhmankul Avatov in the semi-final and he repeated that strong performance in the final of the light flyweight (49kg) against the defending champion, eight years older Mirlan Turkbay Uulu.
Tokmak’s former ASBC Asian Champion Azat Usenaliev walked over to the last four against Pavlyukov Youth Tournament silver medallist 18-year-old Rustam Muratov and after that he stopped Bolotbek Baatyrbek Uulu and three-time National Champion Zhanybek Musayev. Usenaliev won his important national title at the flyweight (52kg) while Incheon 2014 Asian Games bronze medallist Turat Osmonov achieved only bronze.
Dzhalal-Abad region’s Sirodjiddin Abdullaev won several international events in 2016 and after his silver medal in the last edition, he was able to win the title of the bantamweight (56kg) in Bishkek. He was too strong for Bayaman Alimbekov in the final while defending National Champion Mirbek Sherov lost his first contest against Kanatbek Abduvakhob Uulu still in the preliminaries.
Chui region’s ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships bronze medallist Omurbek Malabekov had a hard job against Osh-based 21-year-old Munarbek Seyitbek Uulu but he was able to solve that tactical job in the final of the lightweight (60kg). Bishkek City Champion Erzhan Turgumbekov and U21 National Champion Argen Kadyrbek Uulu the achieved bronze medals in this weight class.
Chui region’s ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships bronze medallist Nurlan Kobashev defeated ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championships silver medallist Nursultan Mamataly Uulu, 19-year-old Dmitriy Puchnin and national team member Bek Kamchybekov during his road to the final. Kobashev proved strong attacking boxing in the final of the light welterweight (64kg) and defeated Bishkek’s FISU University World Boxing Championships bronze medallist Temirlan Osmonov in the title contest.
Chui region’s ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships bronze medallist Ermek Sakenov moved up to the welterweight (69kg) in the beginning of the new Olympic cycle and proved his best in his next national event. The 30-year-old Sakenov eliminated Bishkek’s Adilet Batyraliev in the semi-final and he was able to keep the title against Dzhalal-Abad region’s 21-year-old Abdurakhman Abdurakhmanov.
Bishkek’s Ilyas Mukanbetov moved up to the middleweight (75kg) only in the recent months and returned to the national event in upgraded performance. Mukanbetov defeated two top boxers such as Yktyiar Shabdanbayev and Ilyaz Akmataliyev while Asian Games competitor veteran Azamat Kanybek Uulu claimed bronze in Bishkek.
Bishkek’s Rio 2016 Olympian Erkin Adylbek Uulu is one of the best Kyrgyz boxer, who delivered strong performance at the light heavyweight (81kg) in their National Championships. The 26-year-old boxer stopped all of his opponents in Bishkek, including U21 National Champion Aslan Abayev, Nurdin Sopubekov and Dzhalal-Abad region’s Bayaman Ilyasov in the final.
Bishkek’s ASBC Asian Confederation Boxing Championships bronze medallist Sergei Parenko had a difficult semi-final against a younger talent Daniyar Orozbekov but after he was able to defend his throne at the heavyweight (91kg), beating Bishkek’s U21 National Champion Zhakshylyk Kuzaliyev.
Osh-based Ziyadin Muminov is a new face in the Kyrgyzstan’s boxing who did not compete in any big events yet. In spite of his lack of experiences he was able to beat Kyrgyz Universiade winner Sanjar Tairov, Youth National Champion 19-year-old Maksim Tkachev, Tilek Zheenbekov and Naryn region’s Azat Asykbekov in his participation at the super heavyweight (+91kg).
List of the winners in the Kyrgyz National Championships
Women’s 57kg: Shakhriza Khalilova
Women’s 64kg: Meerimgul Mamasaly Kyzy
Men’s 49kg: Syrgak Dzhanseitov
Men’s 52kg: Azat Usenaliev
Men’s 56kg: Sirodjiddin Abdullaev
Men’s 60kg: Omurbek Malabekov
Men’s 64kg: Nurlan Kobashev
Men’s 69kg: Ermek Sakenov
Men’s 75kg: Ilyas Mukanbetov
Men’s 81kg: Erkin Adylbek Uulu
Men’s 91kg: Sergei Parenko
Men’s +91kg: Ziyadin Muminov