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Blagoy Naydenov Wins Gold in World Youth Boxing

Sports | April 24, 2014, Thursday // 17:37| Views: 1078 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Blagoy Naydenov Wins Gold in World Youth Boxing Blagoy Naydenov (red) in action during the final in the 81kg category. Photo by BGNES

Blagoy Naydenov grabbed the gold medal in the 81kg category at the World Youth Boxing Championships in Sofia.

Naydenov, 17-years-old, defeated Kazakhstan's Vadim Kazakov in the final at Sofia's Arena Armeets. All three judges voted in favor of the Bulgarian (29:28, 30:27, 30:27).

The victory was a sweet revenge for Naydenov, who lost to the same opponent a month ago in Brandenburg. This is his second prestigious title, after the European gold medal 2 years ago.

The youngster revealed that his next big goal is to fight for Bulgaria in the 2016 Olympic Games.

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