Kazakhstan Boxing Federation
    Women's joint training camp in China
    Women's joint training camp in China
    The Chinese, the Kazakh and the Uzbek women squads with some European teams as well are taking part in a common sparring and joint training camp in the city of Xian in these days. 
    09 april 2017

    The city is located in Shenxi Province 900km from Beijing with the population of 8 million people and it is one of the oldest of China's Four Great Ancient Capitals.


    The strong Asian ladies can raise their experiences in the home of the most successful female boxing country. The Chinese women boxers proved top performance in the last edition of the ASBC Asian Confederation Women's Boxing Championships where their athletes won the team rankings two years ago. Their talents claimed also medals in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and in the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships in Astana one year ago.


    Kazakhstan's top female squad travelled to the joint training camp to prepare well to the main goals of 2017. Their two-time AIBA Women's World Champion Nazym Kyzaibay is also with the team in Xian who will be trying to compete at the flyweight (51kg) in the future. Kazakhstan's next star boxer Valentina Khalzova also claimed the title in the last edition of the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships and preparing with the team in Xian now.


    Uzbekistan proved amazing performance in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games where their boxers claimed three titles and four further medals in the August’s event and Yodgoroy Mirzaeva delivered a historical female quota for the country. The amazing result of their boxers delivered development in Uzbekistan also in women’s boxing. Uzbekistan’s women’s boxing life developed well in the recent years and since 2013 the number of their female elite and youth boxers is multiplied.


    The 10-strong Uzbek women’s boxing squad contains their Rio 2016 Olympian Yodgoroy Mirzaeva who moved back to her previous lightweight (60kg) in the recent months. Their winners in the strong Chinggis Khan Cup, their 19-year-old future stars Tursunoy Rakhimova and Maftunakhon Melieva are also involved to the training camp. Most of the Uzbek women boxers in the training camp are under 20 and all have got great future in the sport.