The women finals are revealed after the sessions and the favourites will be meeting with the next generation’s teenage talents. The most exciting battles of the day were held at the men’s middleweight (75kg) where Aslonov, Tamazov, Jafarov and Kakhramonov remained in actions.
The number of the boxers is more than 300 in the Uzbekistan Elite National Championships including 85 female and 248 male boxers in Tashkent. The most popular categories in the national event are the men’s lightweight (60kg) and men’s light welterweight (63kg) where the number of participating boxers are more than 40.
Boxers who were born between 1980 and 2003 are eligible to attend in the Uzbekistan Elite National Championships where the venue is the Universal Sport Complex in Tashkent. Altogether 20 champions including ten female boxers will be crowned in the Uzbekistan Elite National Championships.
Namangan’s Gulasal Sultonalieva was too strong for Bukhara’s Farzona Fozilova in the semi-finals of the women’s light flyweight (48kg) on Day6 and proved that she is the main favourite for the title. The 21-year-old boxer will be meeting for the gold medal with 18-year-old Marzhona Savriyeva of Bukhara who eliminated Karakalpakstan’s Azima Tolibayeva in the second semi-final of the weight category.
Andizhan’s Aziza Yokubova competed in the recent editions of the ASBC Asian Women’s Boxing Championships and also in the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships therefore she had enough experiences to beat her teammate Nozimakhon Bulturova in the semi-finals of the bantamweight (54kg). The experienced female boxer will be facing for the gold medal with Surkhondarya’s Makhliyo Ravshanova.
Raykhona Kodirova was quarter-finalist in the Asian & Oceanian Olympic Boxing Qualifying Event but she missed her last step to get the quota for the Olympic Games. Uzbekistan’s best lightweight (60kg) boxer is now finalist in the national team following her triumph over a teenage hope Ziyoda Yarashova of Bukhara who claimed bronze at the Ulaanbaatar 2019 ASBC Asian Women’s Youth Boxing Championships. Kodirova will be facing for the title with another bronze medallist from Ulaanbaatar, 18-year-old Dilfuza Bekova.
Nodirjon Mirzakhmedov joined to the national team in 2013 but he reached his career highlight at the Bangkok 2019 ASBC Asian Boxing Championships where he bagged the title of the light flyweight (49kg). The 26-year-old boxer is the best of the weight category in Uzbekistan who marched to the semi-finals of the event after beating Dzhizak’s Elmurod Normurodov. Mirzakhmedov’s next opponent is a young talent Mukhammadkodir Mamirjanov in Tashkent.
The titleholder of the middleweight (75kg) Odiljon Aslonov of Bukhara continued his winning path and bowed out former AIBA Youth World Champion Akmalbek Kosimov in one of the best contests of the day. Saidjamshid Jafarov used his experiences to beat ASBC Asian Junior Champion 17-year-old Login Petrov in another world class battle. AIBA World Boxing Championships competitor Fanat Kakhramonov and Navo Tamazov are still in the competition’s semi-finals.