Four Ukrainian boxer has reached the final of the European championship

Четыре украинских боксера вышли в финал чемпионата Европы

Alexander Khizhnyak

Four Ukrainians will fight for victory on the home TH.

Four Ukrainian boxer made it to the finals of the European championship, which took place in Kharkiv.

First pleased the audience Kharkiv Mykola butsenko (category up to 56 kg), who confidently won the Irish Kurt Walker (5:0). In the final butsenko to meet with Englishman Peter Makhala.

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The leader of the national team of Ukraine in the category up to 75 kg Alexander Khizhnyak confidently defeated Italian Salvatore Cavallaro, also outperforming the opponent in each round – 5:0. In the final he will meet the bronze medalist of the Olympic games in Rio Shahsavari Kamran from Azerbaijan.

Yuri Shestak (category up to 60 kg) split decision in the semifinals, defeated Englishman Callum French – 3:2 in the match for gold to meet with Russian Gabilan Mammadov.

And finally, our heavyweight Viktor Vykhryst got a ticket to the final, beating the Russian Maxim Babanin 4:1. In the final he will meet with British Fraser Clark, who was among the sparring partner Anthony Joshua at his training for the bout with Wladimir Klitschko.

A step away from the finale left off, two Ukrainian boxers: Dmitry zamotaev (up to 52 kg) lost to Bulgarian Daniel Asenov, and Eugene Reels (up to 69 kg) lost to the British the Peta Maccormac – 0:5.

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