The leader of the national team of Ukraine in Boxing Oleksandr khyzhnyak won the gold medal in the category up to 75 kg at the tournament “Strandja-2019”, which takes place in Bulgaria.
In the final match Khizhnyak unanimous decision of judges has won the representative of Turkey, Serhat Guler. Evaluation of judges – 30:27; 30:25; 30:26; 30:24; 30:24 in favor of Ukrainian.
The Ukrainian team also won three bronze medals.
Owners of bronze medals became Dmitry zamotaev (52 kg), Evgeny Barabanov (69 kg) and Sergey Gorskov (91 kg).
We will remind, in November of 2018 Khizhnyak became the champion of Ukraine.
Wrote Znayu acting world and European champion among Amateurs, the best boxer in the world among Amateurs in 2017, according to the version of AIBA, Alexander Khizhnyak has received an offer to go Pro.
As reported Luckypunch.net, promotion company Top Rank, which deals with Vasyl Lomachenko (11-0, 9 KOs) and Alexander Carnation (15-0, 12 KO’s) wants to sign a contract with Chinacom.
However, Alexander said that is not going to go Pro. He plans a performance at the Olympic games-2020 in Tokyo. Only then he will think about switching to the professionals.
We will remind, Khizhnyak was the best athlete of 2017 in Ukraine. In addition, the international Boxing Association (AIBA) has recognized the best Ukrainian boxer in 2017, regardless of weight class.
In 2017 khyzhnyak won the European championship and won gold in the weight category up to 75 kg at the world championship in Hamburg.
As reported by the portal Znayu have determined Champions of Ukraine in Boxing and the composition of the team.