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Cuba dominates world boxing in Hamburg

Cuba dominates world boxing in Hamburg

With seven finalists, of which five gold medals came out, Cuba once again dominated the Amateur Boxing World Cup, which was played from August 25 to this Saturday, September 2 in Hamburg (Germany).

Among the Cuban world champions of this edition, Julio La Cruz once again stood out, who was crowned in the 81 kilogram category.

The boxer from Camagüey continues to grow his enormous record, where he also has a Rio-2016 Olympic title and three other world titles, among other successes.

In the 91 kilogram category, Erislandy Savón also took the gold, as did Andy Cruz in the 64 kilogram category.

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In the two minors, Joahnys Argilagos (46/49 kg) and Yosbany Veitia (52 kg) won.

Cuba’s total harvest in this edition of the World Cup was five golds and two silvers, the latter being those of Lázaro Álvarez (60 kg) and Roniel Iglesias (69 kg).

The other two medals for Latin America in this edition were two bronzes for the Colombian Yurberjen Martínez (46/49 kg) and for the Ecuadorian Carlos Mina (81 kg).

The countries of the former Soviet Union also confirmed their tradition in this sport, with nine finalists, of which four champions came out, for Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Azerbaijan.

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