HERMOSILLO, Sonora (Codeson) .- The Mexican Boxing Federation (FMB) announced the list of athletes with whom it will face the World Amateur Boxing
HERMOSILLO, Sonora (Codeson) .- The Mexican Boxing Federation (FMB) announced the list of athletes with whom it will face the World Amateur Boxing Championship, which for the first time in history will award cash prizes, and confirmed the attendance of Miguel Vega from Sonora.
The WBF reported the names of eight of the nine boxers that will make up the Aztec team to compete in Belgrade, Serbia, between October 24 and November 6, leaving a pending division, that of 92 kilograms.
Vega Barreras appears as the exponent of the tricolor in the 57-kilogram division, who, like the other Aztec fighters, will look for the juicy bag that will be delivered to the medalists, which adds up to a total of 175 thousand dollars.
According to the announcement of the twenty-first edition of the Men’s Elite category contest, the champion will obtain an amount of 100,000 dollars, the runner-up will receive 50,000 and the third site will receive 25,000 green tickets, in an unprecedented reward for a tournament of such magnitude.
In addition to the boxer from Etchojoa, who was entered in the 57 kilogram category, the Mexican delegation will include César Morales (63) and Héctor Aguirre (75) from Mexico, Gustavo Rivera (60) from Guerrero and Marco Hernández from Chihuahua (67). ) and Rogelio Romero (86); it also includes Marcos Velarde (71) from Sinaloa and Said Olvera (80) from Michoacán.
Manuel Fernando will try to match what the current world champion Oscar Valdez achieved 12 years ago when in 2009 he won the bronze medal at the World Amateur Boxing Championship held in Italy. That was the first and so far the only medal for a Mexican in that tournament.
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