South Ossetian boxing coach took part in the WBC Congress

Fri, 23/12/2011 - 11:37

Boxing coach from Tskhinval, international master of sports on boxing Alan Chekhoev became a member of the 49th Congress of the World Boxing Association (WBC), which was held in Las Vegas (USA). As reported to IA "Res" about the importance of this sporting event, "the world professional boxing elite gathered in the congress in Las Vegas; it was attended by 50 world champions. We have discussed the problems that exist in today's world of professional boxing, summed up the results of this year and outlined plans for the future "- Chekhoev told. Another major boxing event for South Ossetia at the last Congress was the admittance of Chekhoev into the WBC International Commission Coaching Council. "It is very important not only in sports, -particularly in boxing of South Ossetia,-but there is also some political point in this event. Indeed, this fact means that such a major organization as the WBC, has recognized the existence of our Republic, and we will do our best to let the world know our champions. I am charged with selection of young boxers and their recommendation to the Association, to help them to be trained and then get into the big ring,"- the coach has underlined. He has commended the chances of South Ossetian sportsmen.

"In our republic more attention is paid to amateur boxing, but now we will focus on professionals. Especially when we`ve already achieved success: Aslanbek Kozaev -the alumnus of Vitaly Slanov, is known all over Russia and all over the world; recently Gassiev Murat, who is trained by Vitaly Slanov and Igor Dzagoev, has got into professional ring. Therefore, we have set ourselves the ambitious goals and we`ll achieve them by all means", -Chekhoev said. In addition, the mentor of boxers said that he had already received an offer to take part in the jubilee 50th Congress of the World Boxing Association (WBC), which will be held next year in Mexico City.

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