Boxing: World Boxing Championship Almaty sets new AIBA record 02 октября 2013, 19:16
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The AIBA World Boxing Championship Almaty 2013, to be held in Kazakhstan, has set a new record of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) by the number of participating countries, Vesti.kz reports. 576 boxers from 116 countries will compete at the World Boxing Championship this year. "We are extremely pleased with these numbers which demonstrates the growth of our competitions and AIBA as a whole. These 2013 AIBA World Boxing Championships will be historical for many reasons and I am very much looking forward to welcoming all of you in Almaty," stated Dr. Ching-Kuo Wu, AIBA President. 570 boxers from 113 countries fought for 10 sets of medals at the AIBA World Championship 2011 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The AIBA World Boxing Championships 2013 will be held on October 14-26 at the Baluan Sholak Palace of Culture and Sport in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The competition will be organized under the new AIBA Technical Rules and AIBA Open Boxing (AOB) Competition Rules: no headguard and Ten-Point Must scoring system. For more information see the official website of AIBA