Historic Boxam 2024: Spain add a total of 14 medals


He Boxham International Elite Tournament 2024 with the largest participation so far closed the night of Saturday February 3 in La Nucía, Alicante. Spainwith a great team and as host, achieved third place among teams with fourteen metals (9 bronze, 4 silver and 1 gold) in a very high level tournament where Uzbekistan (4 gold and 2 bronze) Italy (4 gold) and Philippines (4 golds) claim themselves as boxing superpowers.

The Andalusian Carmen Gonzalez In the lowest women’s weight (48 kg), she won gold by defeating the Kazakh Aigerim Sattibayeva in the first match of the finals day. For his part, the Extremaduran Carlos Diaz He came very close to grabbing gold in his men’s -48kg final against the Welshman Said Abdullah which returned to the final phase of the conflict.

The Kazakh Nazim Kyzaibay, two-time world champion, eliminated the Spanish Olympian in the semifinals Laura Fuertes, bronze medal at the World Championship, and faced the Filipino Aira Villegas for the light flyweight title (50 kg) who finally got the title.

Uzbekistan has shown its strength in this tournament

Uzbekistan has shown its strength in this tournament. In this way, the Uzbek Turabek Khabibullayev the Spanish were defeated Pablo Coy in the light heavyweight (80 kg) final despite a good performance by the local boxer. The Spanish Reyes Pl He preferred not to participate in the -92kg final as a precaution due to important upcoming pre-Olympic commitments.

The Boxam Elite Tournament is one of the great preparation competitions before the I World Olympic Boxing Qualifier. The headquarters of the elite international competition throughout the week is the Muixara Pavilion in La Nucía.

In total, 208 boxers participated in this competition with a total of 183 fights over the five days of competition in La Nucía. Bahrain, Belgium, Chinese Taipei, England, France, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Mexico, Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand , Trinidad and Tobago, Uzbekistan and Wales as participating countries in La Nucía.

Therefore, this Boxam 2024 is historic, where world-class boxing figures have been seen and where the Spanish team has developed the set-up for the best possible preparation according to their upcoming commitments to events that provide venues for the Olympic Games with Laura Fuertes and José Quileas athletes with a guaranteed place for the Paris 2024 Olympics.

Boxam International is made possible thanks to the collaboration of Generalitat Valenciana, the Provincial Council of Alicante and the City Council of La Nucía.

Source: La Verdad


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