Uzbek boxers return home with six medals of Kazakhstan President's Cup
Uzbekistan’s boxers arrived in Tashkent after they finished their participation at the Kazakhstan President’s Cup finals in Astana.
In the final bout, ASBC Asian champion Bektemir Melikuziev earned the first gold medal for Uzbekistan after he defeated Kazakhstan’s Bek Nurmegambet at the Light Heavyweight.
Ikboljon Kholdorov lost his chance to claim a gold medal at the Light Welterweight as he was defeated by Bekdaulet Ibragimov of Kazakhstan in the final bout.
At the Lightweight, Shunkor Abdurasulov also contested with Gabil Mamedov of Russia for a gold medal at the Kazakhstan President’s Cup final but received a defeat as he claimed a silver medal.
Three boxers representing Uzbekistan Shakhobiddin Zoirov (56 kg), Makhmud Gaipov (69 kg) and Israil Madrimov were defeated in the semi-finals and awarded bronze medals.