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Santo Domingo wins National Boxing Championship honors

The president of Fedoboxa, Rubén García, awards the winning region, Santo Domingo Province, with the cup and gold medal.SANTO DOMINGO.- The Santo D


The president of Fedoboxa, Rubén García, awards the winning region, Santo Domingo Province, with the cup and gold medal.

SANTO DOMINGO.- The Santo Domingo Province (PSD) conquered the XXXVl National Elite Men’s Boxing Championship after accumulating five gold medals and adding 38 points, to dominate the final card held at the Carlos Teo Coliseum, in the National District.

In the fair organized by the Dominican Federation of Amateur Boxing (Fedoboxa), the PSD fighters added five gold, four silver and two bronze medals for their 38 points; beating the East region that won four gold, four silver and five bronze for 33 points, finishing second.

The North region accumulated 14 points (two gold, two silver and three bronze) to occupy the third place. The South with 10 points (one gold, one silver and 6 bronze) was fourth, with an accumulation of 10 points, and the fifth place went to the National District with 10 points (one gold, one silver and 10 bronze ).

Final winners

The five gold medalists from the PSD region were won by Waner Lara (54 Kg) who won 4-1 over Luis Manuel Asencio (DN); Jean Carlos Pérez in the 57 kg who defeated Víctor Peguero (East) 5-0, Elizer Rodríguez to Kervin Guerrero (East) in the 60 kg division, Noel Pacheco to Brian Ortiz (North) 5-0 in the 71 kg and Willy Noel Hernández who won 4-1 over Félix Junior Pérez (South) in more than 92 kg. The defeated were left with silver medals.

Euri Cedeno, in the 75 kg defeated Miguel Angel Arias by RSC to give the East its second of four gold medals won by that region. They also conquered gold medals for that demarcation, Nathanael Jiménez in the 51 kg who passed 4-1 over Enmanuel Javier (South), Critian Pinales won by the PSC route over Esterlin Guzmán (PSD) in the 86 kg and Daniel Guzmán in the 92 kg on Yonatan Pimentel (PSD) for 41.

The North region won its two gold medals with Jho Wagner Ortiz in the 48 kig by beating José María Mejia (East) 4-0 and Elvis del Castillo who defeated Riner de Jesús (PSD) in the 63 kg.

The South obtained its gold medal in the 80 kg division with its fighter Luis Tejada who defeated Yeremis Puello (East) 4-1, and the National District also added a gold medal with Jhonny Fernández who defeated Kevin Jiménez by RSC in the division of the 67 kg.

Rubén García, president of Fedoboxa, highlighted the great technical and organizational level of the fair, which was made possible by the support offered by the Ministry of Sports on the staff of its owner, engineer Francisco Camacho.

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