AIBA celebrates a month to go until the XXI World Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia. On October 24th, the grand opening ceremony on the Štark Arena will give a start to the AIBA major competition. Two days of finals are scheduled for November 5-6 with six weight categories on the first day and seven on the second.
Top athletes from dozens of countries are registered to take part in the event so far; the registration is still open until October 4th.
Andy Cruz Gomez, Julio La Cruz, Lazaro Alvares Estrada, Arlen Lopez, Roniel Iglesias from Cuba; Keno Machado, Abner Teixeira, Wanderson de Oliveira from Brazil; Hovhannes Bachkov from Armenia; Yuberjen Martinez Rivas from Colombia; Eumir Marcial from the Philippines; Saken Bibossinov from Kazakhstan; Hasanboy Dusmatov, Shakhobiddin Zoirov, Mirazizbek Mirzahalilov, Abdulmalik Khalokov, Shakhram Giyasov from Uzbekistan; Salvatore Cavallaro, Simone Fiori, Aziz Abbes Mouhiidine from Italy; Loren Alfonso from Azerbaijan and others are among the stars of the tournament.
For the first time in AIBA’s 75-year history, medal winners at the forthcoming AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia will be rewarded with significant prize money from AIBA. The prize money fund has been set at $2,6 million USD.
The prize for first place is $100 000 USD. Silver medalists receive $50 000 USD, and both bronzes in each weight category receive $25 000 USD.
Championships schedule (all CET)
October 24, 19:00 – Grand Opening Ceremony
October 25 – November 2, 13:00 and 18:00 – Preliminaries
November 3 – rest day
November 4, 13:00 and 18:00 – semi-finals
November 5-6, 18:00 – finals
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