MINSK, 14 June (BelTA) – The Vladimir Botvinnik Junior Memorial Tournament is kicking off at the Minsk Arena velodrome on 14 June, BelTA has learned.
Taking part in the competitions will be the national teams of Belarus, Uzbekistan and Russia (athletes born in 2006-2007). Boys will compete in 13 weight categories, girls in five. Winners and medalists will be named on 17 June.
The international boxing tournament in the memory of the honored master of sports of the USSR, the honored coach of Belarus Vladimir Botvinnik has been held annually since 2002. It is organized by the Sports and Tourism Ministry, Minsk City Hall, Presidential Sports Club, Belarusian Boxing Federation, Children and Youth Olympic Boxing School, and Botvinnik Amateur Boxing Club.