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The EUBC U22 boxers are ready to match fists and wits against each other at the U22 Men and Women European Boxing Championships which takes place in Budva, Montenegro from 12 – 19 November. They will vie for medals and prize money, and there is no doubt that the event will be action-packed.

Thirty-four teams with 299 boxers (202 men and 97 women) are in Budva. The participating teams are Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, IBA-Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey and IBA-Neutral.

The Technical Meeting and Official Draw were led by Technical Delegate Mr. Sergey Berdnik and EUBC Competition Manager Mr. Dragoljub Radovic. President of the Boxing Association of Montenegro, Mr. Alexander Klemenko, warmly welcomed all teams and officials. He promised a great event and stated that he and his team are very happy to host yet another EUBC championship.

Speaking on behalf of EUBC, Secretary General Ria Ramnarine thanked the LOC for stepping up quickly and confidently to host the championships. “Sincere thanks to Mr. Klemenko and his highly competent team, as well as the local authorities for their continued cooperation and support”. She also thanked IBA’s President Umar Kremlev and IBA for undertaking to provide prize money to the eligible medallists and quarterfinalists of the event. The prize money distribution will be gold medal – USD8000, silver medal – USD4000, bronze medal – USD2000 and quarterfinalist – USD1000.

The opening ceremony starts at 13:30 on 12 November at the Mediterranean Sports Hall, Budva and will be followed by one session at 14:00. Thereafter, from 13 to 17 November, the sessions will start at 14:00 and 17:30. The grand finals will take place on 19 November at the Sport Hall Moraca, Podgorica starting at 12:00.

All the event documents will be available on EUBC website and social media platforms, and fans can view the action live every day via