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23 medals out of 29 possible at the EUBC Schoolboys & Schoolgirls European Boxing Championship


Ukrainian National Team won a record number of medals at the 2021 EUBC Schoolboys & Schoolgirls European Boxing Championships which was held in Sarajevo.


The national team of Ukraine took the second team place at the EUBC Schoolboys & Schoolgirls European Boxing Championships, which has finished in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The organizers are The Boxing Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the European Boxing Confederation.

The competition was held in Sarajevo. They featured 274 boxers from 25 countries (athletes aged 13-14).

The Ukrainian team was represented at the championship by the maximum number of athletes – 16 boys and 13 girls competed for the highest places.

As a result of the European Championship, our team won 23 medals, becoming one of the best teams in the Old World. A total of 16 domestic boxers took part in the final fights, winning a total of seven victories.

At the Boryspil airport, the team was met by FBU President Volodymyr Prodyvus
Photo: Ukrainian Boxing Federation Facebook page
At the Boryspil airport, girls’s team
Photo: Ukrainian Boxing Federation Facebook page
At the Boryspil airport, the team was met by FBU President Volodymyr Prodyvus
Photo: Ukrainian Boxing Federation Facebook page

All the champions of the European Championship deserved applause, and the opening of the competition was the athlete from Dnipro Anastasia Taran (weight category – 60 kg), who knocked out a rival from Poland in the final fight and was eventually recognised as the best boxer of the competition. Also, all the spectators remembered the performance of the captain of the Ukrainian national team among girls Kira Makogonenko, who defeated the representative of Russia and performed the dance of the winner right in the ring with the Ukrainian flag.

Below is a list of all the champions and winners of the continental forum as part of the Ukrainian national team.

At the Boryspil airport, the team was met by FBU President Volodymyr Prodyvus
Photo: Ukrainian Boxing Federation Facebook page
At the Boryspil airport, the team was met by FBU President Volodymyr Prodyvus
Photo: Ukrainian Boxing Federation Facebook page
At the Boryspil airport, the team was met by FBU President Volodymyr Prodyvus
Photo: Ukrainian Boxing Federation Facebook page

European Champions:

  • Artem Mikhalov (40 kg)
  • Vasif Kerimov (46 kg)
  • Ivan Bezugly (54 kg)
  • Kira Makogonenko (42 kg)
  • Ulyana Familyless (46 kg)
  • Julia Stupakova (54 kg)
  • Anastasia Taran (60 kg)

Silver medalists:

  • David Zigzhavin (42 kg)
  • Vidadi Zeiniev (44 kg)
  • Vyacheslav Borshchevsky (52 kg)
  • Anatoly Begunov (57 kg)
  • Alexander Tretyakov (70)
  • Valeria Loktionova (36 kg)
  • Taisiya Pokusay (40 kg)
  • Ulyana Hovsepyan (44 kg)
  • Maria Panasenko (48 kg)

Bronze winners:

  • Dmitry Karabtsov (48 kg)
  • Timur Karaivan (50 kg)
  • Kyrill Romany (60 kg)
  • Karim Huseynov (63 kg)
  • Alexander Slesarev (80 kg)
  • Bogdan Boychenko (90 kg)
  • Daria Kovalenko (38 kg)

23 medals in the treasury of the national team of Ukraine – the best performance of Ukrainian youth team in the history of performances at the European Championships! Congratulations to all athletes, as well as the coaching staff headed by the senior coach of the national team of Ukraine among boys Vasyl Shan and the senior coach of the national team among girls Valery Khlystov!