Asian Youth Boxing C'ships kicks off in Mongolia's capital

Source: Xinhua| 2019-11-11 20:05:06|Editor: huaxia
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ULAN BATOR, Nov. 11 (Xinhua) -- The Asian Youth Boxing Championships for female and male boxers opened here on Monday.

More than 200 participants from around 20 countries and regions including Mongolia, China, India, Kazakhstan, Iran and South Korea are taking part in the event, said Dashdemberel Bat-Erdene, president of the Mongolian Boxing Federation (MBF), at the opening ceremony.

"I would like to emphasize the significant role of the championships because they are organized on the eve of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games," Bat-Erdene said, expressing his gratitude to the Asian Youth Boxing Championships.

The boxers will compete in 20 weight classes, according to the MBF.

Men's weight classes include 49kg, 52kg, 56kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg, -91kg and +91kg.

Women's weight classes include 48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg and +81kg. Enditem