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The Belgrade Winner International boxing tournament, one of the oldest in Europe, is ongoing in the Serbian capital city. The 60th jubilee edition of this elite men’s and women’s tournament is taking in Pinki Sport Hall from March 29 – April 2. Altogether 189 boxers are participating this time, from 25 countries across all continents.

Algeria, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Spain, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Polska, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Serbia and Tai Pei are countries that will box for the medals this year. There are 56 women boxers, competing in all 12 weight categories, and 133 men boxers that will fight in the 13 weight categories. The preliminaries started on Wednesday, March 29, while the finals are planned for Sunday, April 2.

Belgrade Winner is one of the strongest European elite tournaments. Traditionally organized in the first quarter of the year, the tournament was often a great check before some major competition. It will be the same this time, since the IBA Elite Men World Boxing Championships is going to be held from May 1 in Uzbekistan this year.

During the tournament’s long history, dozens of great and famous fighters boxed in front of the Belgrade boxing audience. Trophies for the best boxers in the 2022 edition were Jovan Nikolic (middleweight) and Snezana Siljkovic(Minimumweight) from Serbia.