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Kazakhstan to host 2016 Women's World Boxing Championships

18 July, 2014 15:36
Astana, Kazakhstan, won to host the 2016 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships, the press service of Agency for Sports reported.

International Boxing Association (AIBA) has approved Kazakhstan's bid to host the Women's World Boxing Championships.

China, Britain and Russia intends to  win the honor to hold the prestigious competition. However, 18 of the 20 voters of the AIBA Executive Committee members elected our country. 

The host cities were selected by the AIBA Executive Committee Members in a secret ballot on July 17th during their meeting currently being held in Istanbul, Turkey. 

It  should be noted Qualifying Events for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will  be held during the 2016 Women's World Boxing Championships.