By: Wang Hong-gwo and Ted Chen
Taipei, May 13 (CNA) New Taipei City’s Sport Office said Wednesday that the
AIBA Women’s Junior and Youth World Championships, which will be hosted by Taiwan for the first time, will be open to the public free of charge.
The bouts will take place May 16-23, with 342 fighters from 44 nations competing for a total of 23 titles, the city’s sport office said at a press conference.
In the youth category, boxers aged 17 to 19 will compete in 10 weight divisions, ranging from 45kg to 81kg and above, while in the junior category fighters aged 15 to 16 will compete in 13 weight divisions, ranging from 44 kg to 80 and above, the office said. [FULL STORY]