Ukrainian Khizhnyak reached the semi-finals of world Boxing Championships

Украинец Хижняк вышел в полуфинал чемпионата мира по боксу

Alexander Khizhnyak

Ukrainian boxer Alexander Khizhnyak guaranteed himself at least a bronze medal.

Ukrainian Alexander Khizhnyak advanced to the semifinals of the world Boxing championship, which takes place in Hamburg.

In the quarterfinals rival current European champion was the Briton Benjamin Whittaker, which the Ukrainian won a split decision– 4:1 (30-27, 27-30, 30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

Thus, Khizhnyak secured at least a bronze medal as both a loser in 1/2 final to get the bronze.

Another Ukrainian boxer, Yuri Shestak, failed to overcome the quarterfinal barrier and finished performances in the tournament. Us athlete lost to Frenchman At Umia, to whom the judges gave the win unanimously– 5:0 (29:28, 30:27, 30:27, 30:20, 30:27).

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