Winner of 6th Children of Asia Games Became Champion of Far East
Boxing champion of the 6th Children of Asia International Sports Games Mr. Ian ALEKSEYEV won the gold at Far East championship in Birobidzhan.
About 100 juniors from regions of Russia attended at competition on February 1-5. Team of Yakutia under the guidance of a senior coach Mr. Sergei ANOKHIN won 7 medals.
The 6th Children of Asia Games winner Mr. Ian ALEKSEYEV performed in the weight category up to 52 kg. He had 3 successful matches and won the gold medal; that became the 16th birthday present for himself.
There were 3 boxers from Yakutia at East Fastern championship among juniors: Mr. Evgeniy MARTYNOV, Megino-Kangakassky region (46 kg), Mr. Bogdan POLIKARPOV, Yakutsk (50 kg) and the Children of Asia 2016 bronze medalist Mr. Stanislav NOVGORODOV from Neryungri (75 kg).
Mr. David ZYUZYUNOV, Mirny (80 kg), was awarded silver medal, Mr. Ilya VASILIEV, Gorny region (54 kg), Mr. Eduard BEKHTEREV, Lensk (57 kg), and Mr. Karl DANILOV, Mirny (60 kg) took 3rd places in their weight categories.
Winners of competitions took to participate at Championship of Russia.