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In just 10 days, the first bell of the EUBC Youth European Championships will ring at the Mika Sports Hall in the Armenian capital city of Yerevan. 

The best European boxers in the men and women youth category (between 17 and 18 years old) will compete for the most prestigious continental award, the title of the European champion.

Altogether, over 300 boxers from thirty countries are registered for the championships, including: Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden.

The Youth edition will be the first European championships in 2023, while three more are planned until the end of the year! Junior boxers will compete next July in Romania, Schoolboys and Schoolgirls takes the stage in August in Slovenia, and the best U22 men and women boxers will fight in Azerbaijan during November.

The EUBC Youth European Boxing Championships in Yerevan will gather 316 boxers, according to the registration list. There will be 104 women and 212 men boxers, who will match fists against each other in the Mika Sports Arena. The Technical Meeting and Official Draw are planned for April 24th, while the first bouts will be held on April 25th. Finals, among both men and women, will be on May 3rd. 

The Armenian Boxing Federation successfully organized last year’s EUBC Elite Men’s European Boxing Championships. The LOC had showed very good organizational skills, and it is expected to be the same this time.