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The first Vila de Cambrils Olympic Boxing tournament is held

The first Villa de Cambrils Olympic Boxing Tournament will be held this Saturday, July 9, at 7:00 p.m., at the Cambrils Municipal Sports Palace.


The first Villa de Cambrils Olympic Boxing Tournament will be held this Saturday, July 9, at 7:00 p.m., at the Cambrils Municipal Sports Palace. The competition will consist of eight amateur boxing matches of different categories and levels between a team from the Balearic Islands team and the Catalan team. Admission will be free and free.

The mayor of Cambrils, Oliver Klein; The Councilor for Sports, Natàlia Pleguezuelos, and the president and coach of the Cambrils Muaythai and Boxing Club, Salvador Gaya, today presented the first edition of the tournament, which was created to cover the existing demand and promote this sport in the territory.

The championship is organized by the Cambrils Muaythai and Boxing Club and the Catalan Amateur Boxing Federation, with the support of the Department of Sports of the Cambrils City Council, the Union of Catalan Sports Federations and the Generalitat de Catalunya.

The mayor of Cambrils, Oliver Klein, has valued the work of the Cambrils club and explained that this discipline, which attracts many adolescents and young people, is the missing piece in the Cambrils sports calendar. The Councilor for Sports has highlighted the City Council’s commitment to sporting events that reinforce the image of the municipality as a destination for sports tourism and has expressed the will of the municipal government to continue and consolidate the boxing tournament.

For his part, the president of the Cambrils Muaythai and Boxing Club explained that Olympic boxing has nothing to do with professional boxing and that it is not scored the same. “He works like a fencer and the competitor who is superior in his movements and movements wins, without seeking brute force but technical excellence”, he stated. In this way, it is intended to lengthen the Olympic career of the athletes, who compete in the Elite Category.

The Cambrils Muaythai and Boxing Club was born in 2017 and carries out training at the athletics track facilities. Currently, the club has about 60 athletes between 6 and 65 years old.