Bulgaria to Host European Women's Boxing Championship This Year

Sports | March 21, 2016, Monday // 21:00
Bulgaria: Bulgaria to Host European Women's Boxing Championship This Year File photo

Bulgaria has been informed that it will host the 2016 European women's boxing championship, according to the Bulgarian Boxing Federation (BBF)'s website.

A statement by the BBF reads that Krasimir Ininski, who heads the federation, on Monday received an official letter confirming the choice of the European body.

The EUBC European Confederation Women's Boxing Championship is to take place in November, but no exact venue in Bulgaria has been set yet.

Bulgaria competed against the Netherlands to get the host's role, winning overwhelmingly with ten votes by the confederation jury, compared to four for the other contender, the BBF statement also reads.

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