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09:46 | Sep 09 | 2014

Fights of FISU World Boxing Championship

 By now, Yakutsk has welcomed 84 boxers from 12 countries who have arrived to participate in the VI  FISU World Boxing Championship. The Sakha Republic (Yakutia) is presented in the the Russian team by Vasiliy Egorov (49 kg) and Darman KUTUBEKOV (56 kg).

The Organizing Committee of the FISU World Boxing Championship in Yakutsk has decided to change the beginning of the competitions to 17.00 local time.

"On the advice of the International University Sports Federation (FISU), for the convenience of spectators and athletes, the Organizing Committee with the agreement of the jury has decided to postpone the beginning of fights to 5:00 pm every day (instead of the previously announced 2:00 pm), including the semi-final and final matches," - says the statement.

The preliminaries will be held from 9 to 11 September, semifinals - 12-13 September, final fights – on September 14.