A native of the Andreevka village, Belgorod-Dnestrovsky district, Odessa region, Yuri Zakhareev became the European youth boxing champion for the second time in a row.
According to the press service of the Odessa branch of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, at the competitions held in Budva, Montenegro, the representative of the FSO “Kolos” won in the category up to 69 kg.
In a tense final fight, Yuri Zakhareev defeated Russian boxer Cheerav Ashalaev by a split decision. Three judges gave the advantage to the Ukrainian (29:28, 30:27, 29:28), two – to his opponent (29:28, 30:27)
Earlier, Yuri defeated Bosnian Vuk Michic, Romanian boxer Cosmin Germesiou and Bulgarian representative Emirjan Mehmed.