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Russia appreciated the intention of six countries to create an alternative IBA federation

Russia appreciated the intention of six countries to create an alternative IBA federation

The Russian Boxing Federation called the expected decision to create an alternative body to the IBA

The head of the coaching council of the Russian Boxing Federation, Eduard Kravtsov, appreciated the intention of six countries to create an organization alternative to the International Boxing Federation (IBA). His words leads “Championship”.

“The first step for them will be recognition from the International Olympic Committee. Everything goes to the way it usually is, what works well needs to be broken, ”said Kravtsov, calling this decision expected. He expressed the hope that the countries that broke away from the IBA would not have enough resources to create a body to govern world boxing.

Earlier, Inside the Games reported that the United Kingdom and the United States will create an alternative association to the IBA and call it World Boxing. The organization will also include the national boxing federations of Germany, the Netherlands, the Philippines and Sweden.

On October 5, 2022, the IBA allowed boxers from Russia and Belarus to participate in international competitions under the auspices of the organization. Athletes are allowed to compete under national flags, and if they win, the national anthem will be played.

Source: Lenta

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