The new weight categories will be introduced in the ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships
The updated version of the team delegations’ handbook for the upcoming ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships sent to all National Federations through email. The handbook contains the new youth weight categories which were approved by the AIBA management and will be effective from August 1. The new youth weight categories will be affected the ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships and these divisions to be introduced in the event in Dubai.
The new female youth categories are 48kg, 50kg, 52kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63kg, 66kg, 70kg, 75kg, 81kg and +81kg. The male youth divisions will be the 48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63.5kg, 67kg, 71kg, 75kg, 80kg, 86kg, 92kg and +92kg.
The upcoming edition of the ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships will be held for all of the women’s and men’s weight classes which are official in these age groups. The junior boxers’ weight categories remain the same, the 46kg, 48kg, 50kg, 52kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63kg, 66kg, 70kg, 75kg, 80kg and +80kg for both genders.
At the very first time in the Asian boxing events’ history, two age groups, the junior and the youth can attend in one championships. The management of the Asian Boxing Confederation decided to host the youth and junior championships together at the very first time in the history of the competition.
The ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on August 17-31 and could be the next highlight in our continent. The team delegations’ handbook and all important tournament information are sent to the National Federations via email. The competition period of the ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships is August 20-30.
The women and the men boxers who were born in 2003 and in 2004 are eligible to compete in the ASBC Asian Youth Boxing Championships. The younger boxers who were born in the years of 2005 and in 2006 can attend in the ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The 10 female and the 10 male boxers have been crowned in the last edition of the ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championships in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on November 2019. Kyrgyzstan’s Nuradin Rustambek Uulu and Chinese Taipei’s Ko Yuan Chien won their nations first ever titles in the history of the ASBC Asian Youth Boxing Championships. The number of the boxers was 180 and among them 113 were male and 67 female athletes who came from 16 different Asian countries from all regions of the continent. The number of the countries was record number of 26 in the last edition of the ASBC Asian Confederation Junior Boxing Championships in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates where boxers who were born in 2003 or in 2004 were eligible to attend. The number of the boxers was also record breaking 239 altogether including 170 male and 69 female athletes in Fujairah. Japan’s Daiya Kira was named as the Best Male Boxer of the Tournament in Fujairah where Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan both achieved four gold medals. Abdurakhim Yokubov claimed Tajikistan’s first ever title in the history of the ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships while India and China won the remaining male titles in Fujairah.
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