58th WMC Boxing – Moscow (RUS) – Competition Day 1


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MOSCOW (RUS) - The first day of competition of the 58th World Military Boxing Championship started yesterday, September 19, at the CSKA Igrovoy Sports Complex with 66 military athletes from 25 countries: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, France, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, Pakistan, Poland, Republic of Korea, Republic of the Congo, Republic of Yemen, Russia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tunisia, Uzbekistan and Venezuela.


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During the whole day, the boxing military athletes showed their impressive skills and achieved high performances. The spectators attended many disputed and exciting fights.


AIBA World Champions Beatriz Ferreira from Brazil and Ekaterina Paltseva from Russia won their first fights at the World Military Boxing Championship in Moscow, Russia.


Ferreira, competing in a 60 kg weight class, won Aizhan Khojabekova from Kazakhstan by unanimous decision. In the next bout, she will meet with Russian Nune Asatrian.


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Last year, Paltseva changed her weight class from 48 kg to 51 kg. She eliminated Sanduni Priyadarshani Hanwellage from Sri Lanka unanimously and advanced to the quarter-final. Her next rival is Graziele Jesus de Sousa from Brazil who won over Mongolian Ehkhjargal Munguntsetseg by points 3:2.


Another favorite of the tournament in 91 kg Abner Teixeira from Brazil surprisingly lost by knockout, Moh Said Hamani from Algeria celebrated unpredictable victory in the first round. Ivan Sagaidak from Russia had a unanimous decision victory over Mahmood Hassan from Pakistan. Hamani and Sagaidak are to meet in the next stage.


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See the complete results of the day:


The first day of fighting is over and the second day will start today at the same time.


Livebroadcasting of the day:



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(Source : CISM Media & Communication Department and AIBA)