SANTO DOMINGO.- The Dominican Federation of Amateur Boxing (Fedoboxa) announced a tight schedule of activities with which it will close in 2021.The
SANTO DOMINGO.- The Dominican Federation of Amateur Boxing (Fedoboxa) announced a tight schedule of activities with which it will close in 2021.
The agenda includes the participation with their different selections in the First Junior Pan American Games in Cali-Valle del Cauca, Colombia; in the Superior World Cup in Croatia, the Women’s World Cup in Istanbul and the assembly of the National Superior Men’s and Women’s Tournament in the National District.
In just over two months, Fedoboxa will have to send its youth team to the Cali-Valle 2021 Junior Pan American Games, to be held from November 25 to December 5. Four boxers will attend, two females and two males.
Already the local athletes are training. Its program includes several camps such as the one held these days at the Ensanche La Fe Olympic Hostel with the presence of the Ecuadorian youth team.
Likewise, the top national team is preparing to participate in the World Tournament that will begin on October 24 in Croatia.
Likewise, the women’s national team will travel to Istanbul, Turkey in December to participate in the world championship organized there by the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA).
The lawyer Rubén García, president of the Fedoboxa, when offering details of the program, explained that all the boxers are in the Shelter under the guidance of the coaching staff and the supervision of the health team that works in coordination with the national health authorities given the national strategy imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.
García said that the country will be complying with all these international commitments and that at the same time, at the local level, on the 13th and 14th they will start the regional qualifiers for the XXXVl Superior National Championship of Male and Female Boxing, just that it does five years is not celebrated.
“The objective is to surpass the great achievements of the year that is ending, so we cannot afford to rest or distract ourselves,” García said.
He explained that boxing in the Dominican Republic continues its busy schedule thanks to the continued support of its program from the government through the Sports Minister Francisco Camachoasí as well as the Dominican Olympic Committee and the Creso program chaired by Felipe Vicini.