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39 countries to take part in World Military Boxing Championships in Moscow

Moscow welcomes the 58th World Military Boxing Championships which will be held on September 18-25. In total, 37 countries registered to take part in the competitions of the International Military Sports Council (CISM).

Almost 300 athletes, including 49 women, will compete for medals in 10 men’s weight classes and 5 women’s categories. Preliminary competitions will be held at the CSKA sports complex “Igrovoy”, finals – at VTB Arena. 

In May, AIBA and CISM signed the historical convention of collaboration. 

‘We fully support CISM in developing boxing in the military,’ AIBA President Mr. Umar Kremlev said. ‘This is the sport for brave and strong. Everybody knows that the military protects people worldwide. I truly believe that any conflicts should be resolved within competitions, on the ring, not the other way. I am happy to see how boxing is developing among the military and looking forward to seeing the success of the Championships.’ 

AIBA will broadcast competitions on the Youtube channel.

Dates: September 18-25, 2021 

Host city: Moscow, Russia 

Weight categories: 

Men: 46-49kg, 52kg, 56kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg, 91kg, +91kg 

Women: 48-51kg, 57kg, 60kg, 69kg, 75kg 

Participating countries: 

Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Brazil, Cape Verde, Columbia, Dominican Republic, DPR Korea, DR Kongo, France, Gabon, Guinea, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Libya, Luxembourg, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, Pakistan, Poland, Republic of Kongo, Russia, Serbia, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Syria, Tunisia, Venezuela, Uzbekistan, Zambia. 

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