Four medals gained by Uzbek boxers in AIBA Youth Championship 2016
On Saturday, the gold medalists of AIBA Youth Championship Saint Petersburg 2016 were identified in the Sibur Arena.
At the end of the competition, twenty finalists competed to occupy ten gold medals in their weight category.
Boxers representing USA and Cuba gained two gold medals each and named the top teams in the championship.
Uzbekistan team took part in the competition with high inspiration before the semifinals with guaranteeing 4 medals.
But, three of them, Shunkor Abdurasulov, Shohruh Rahimov, Otabek Kholmatov were defeated in advance of the final match. Only one Uzbek boxer, Bilolbek Mirzarahimov maintained to square off in the final bout.
Similarly, He lost the opportunity of being the champion of AIBA Youth Championship Saint Petersburg 2016.
In the final bout, Bilolbek Mirzarahimov entered the ring to meet USA's Delante Johnson at Lightweight (60kg). American boxer earned one of two USA gold medals in the competition after beating Uzbekistan's Bilolbek Mirzarahimov.
To sum up, Uzbekistan team gained one gold and three bronze medals and ranked as 4th country among 70 countries in AIBA Youth World Boxing Championship Saint Petersburg 2016.