International Boxing Association (AIBA) set a prize fund of $320,000 USD for the medalists of the EUBC U22 European Boxing Championships which starts with the first fights today. The finals, both men’s and women’s, are scheduled for June 24.
The winners will receive $8,000 USD. For silver medalists, AIBA provides a prize of $4,000 USD, for both bronze medalists – $2,000 each. The awards are equal for both genders in all 10 weight classes.
‘We are taking care of our athletes’ well-being, therefore, it is crucial that we provide prize money for the medalists,’ said AIBA President Mr. Umar Kremlev.
‘Boxers’ achievements should be recognized and valued. Personally for me, as a President, it is important to give opportunities to our athletes. Their hard work and dedication are outstanding and very respectable. I want to encourage them for further progress,’ he added.
The competition starts at 15:00 CEST afternoon session, 19:00 CEST evening session.
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