More than 30 top Uzbek boxers including two Olympic Champions prepare in their National Training Centre in Yangiabad with full speed

The venue of the training camp is Yangiabad which is located in the mountains and several of the top foreign teams also prepared there together with the Uzbeks in the recent years.

Mr. Marat Kurbanov is the head coach of the elite male national team who selected strong staff to support his work in Yangiabad. Mr. Rakhmatjon Ruziakhunov and Mr. Tulkin Kilichev are the main supporters in their coaching staff but Mr. Farrukh Kilichev, Mr. Istam Kabinov, Mr. Bakhodir Erkayev, Mr. Burkhon Akhmedov, Mr. Kuldosh Tojiboyev and Mr. Ilyas Rakhimzhanov are the further experienced trainers in Yangiabad.

Altogether 32 boxers have been invited to the National Training Centre to Yangiabad including two Olympic Champions as Shakhobiddin Zoirov and Hasanboy Dusmatov. Both stars are at the flyweight (52kg) currently and among them Zoirov has already qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games.

AIBA World Champion and Asian Games winner Mirazizbek Mirzakhalilov has also qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games at the featherweight (57kg) but Youth Olympic Games winner Abdumalik Khalakov also strengthens his preparation in Yangiabad. Asian & Oceanian Olympic Boxing Qualifying Event winner Elnur Abduraimov has to miss the training camp but former AIBA Junior World Champion Aliyor Noraliyev is also a big name at the lightweight (63kg).

Bobo-Usmon Baturov is the defending Asian Games winner at the welterweight (69kg) who has been preparing to the Tokyo Olympic Games. Strong compatriots as Strandja Memorial Tournament winner Makhmud Gaipov, Youth Olympic Games bronze medallist Jakhongir Rakhmonov and AIBA World Boxing Championships silver medallist Ikboljon Kholdarov all support his preparations.

Uzbekistan did not qualify boxer to the Tokyo Olympic Games at the middleweight (75kg) yet therefore ASBC Asian Youth Champion and AIBA Junior World Champion Bilolbek Mirzarakhimov decided to move up one category. Fanat Kakhramonov and ASBC Asian Junior Champion 18-year-old Nurislom Ismoilov are also there in the camp.

AIBA World Boxing Championships silver medallist Dilshodbek Ruzmetov failed to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games yet and he has got strong rivals at the light heavyweight (81kg) in the camp such as Kozimbek Mardonov, ASBC Asian Youth Champion 18-year-old Shokhjakhon Abdullaev and Shokhrukhbek Rustamov who are all experienced boxers. AIBA World Boxing Championships bronze medallist Sanjar Tursunov and World Military Games winner Madiyar Saidrakhimov are the biggest names of the heavyweight (91kg) in Yangiabad. AIBA World Champion and two-time ASBC Asian Champion Bakhodir Jalolov is one of the main favorites for the gold medal at the super heavyweight (+91kg) in the Tokyo Olympic Games who also began his preparation to the event. Uzbekistan’s super talented ASBC Asian Junior Champion 17-year-old Jakhongir Zokirov can trains with the elite team in Yangiabad.

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