The international boxing tournament in honor of the Hero of the Soviet Union Konstantin Korotkov will take place from May 7 to May 12 in Khabarovsk at Lenin Stadium!
For the first time such tournament was held 58 years ago, in 1961. Fifteen years later he has received the status of All-Union.However, in the 1980s, the tournament disappeared from the competition calendar for a long seventeen years. Only in 1998, on the initiative of the Far East Boxing Federation, the tournament was revived, and then in 2008 it reached the international level.
The international boxing tournament in honor of the Hero of the Soviet Union Konstantin Korotkov has category “A”, that’s why the national boxing federations bring the best athletes to Khabarovsk, seeking to get the necessary points for the final qualification for the Olympic games 2020 in Tokyo!
Traditionally to Khabarovsk will arrive the legendary domestic boxers as guests of honor.
Have already confirmed the participation the last Soviet Olympic champion in the boxing (Seoul 1988) – Vyacheslav Yanovsky , gold medal winner at the Olympic Games of 1980 in Moscow – Shamil Sabirov, the two-time Olympic champion, the two-time champion of Europe, the World champion, the Three-time champion of Russia – Oleg Saitov!
The tournament will be dedicated to the 74rd winning anniversary of the Great Patriotic War.
Within three days there will take place preliminary fights, semi-finals will be held on May 11, May 12, the organizers are preparing the opening ceremony and the final fights!