The 43rd edition of the Duisenkul Shopokov Memorial Tournament will be held in Bishkek next February
The new edition of the Duisenkul Shopokov Memorial Tournament will be held quickly after the Indian Open International Boxing Tournament in February 2019. 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 tournament was named after him and the next competition will be the 43rd edition in Bishkek where several strong nations have registered to take part in Kyrgyzstan’s capital.
The host nation of the event claimed five gold medals in the 40th and also in the 41st edition of the Duisenkul Shopokov Memorial Tournament in Bishkek in the recent years. In the last edition Kyrgyzstan won seven out of the twelve weight classes in Bishkek. Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, China and Uzbekistan all achieved gold medals in the recent editions of the Duisenkul Shopokov Memorial Tournament.
Mr. Daniyar Jusubaliev the head coach of the Kyrgyz Republic will be selecting at least 50 elite men boxers to take part in the 43rd edition of the Duisenkul Shopokov Memorial Tournament in the front of the home crowd.
Kyrgyzstan’s ASBC Asian Confederation Champion and AIBA Asian & Oceanian Olympic Qualification Event bronze medallist Azat Usenaliev is their top boxer who claimed also bronze in the Jakarta 2018 Asian Games. Kyrgyzstan’s new generation as Rustam Muratov, Sirodjiddin Abdullaev, Munarbek Seyitbek Uulu, Argen Kadyrbek Uulu, Bek Kamchybekov, and Abdurakhman Abdurakhmanov are all planning to attend in Bishkek.
Rio 2016 Olympian and Kyrgyzstan’s flag bearer in the Opening Ceremony of the Games Erkin Adylbek Uulu is also in top form. The 27-year-old light heavyweight (81kg) boxer won all of his contests by large margin of differences in the last edition of the Kyrgyz National Boxing Championships in November.
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