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World Cup of boxing Russians won eight medals, only the "gold" - three

November 4 2007

Ended on the eve of the U.S. World Championship Team Russia won the first place team, putting his "piggy bank" eight medals, three of them - gold.

The team consists of our country's world champion Sergey Vodopyanov steel (in the category to 54 kg), Albert Selimov (57 kg) and Matvey Korobov (75 kg), the latter defended his title, won two years ago in China.

In addition to the medal standings, the main outcome of the world championship for the Russian team have nine Olympic licenses. In Chicago, could not get their tickets to Beijing David Hayrapetyan (category 48 kg) and Andrei Balanov (up to 69 kg), who will be the European selection. Hayrapetyan and Balanov lost to their rivals in the 1 / 8 finals, the first - the reigning world champion, and the second - the future of the finalist competition.

In the weight category 51 kg Russian Georgy Balakshin won the Olympic license, but failed to reach the medal. In the quarterfinal match he lost to future world champion - American Roshi Warren.

In general, the World Championship medal in boxing in 2007 is as follows:

1. Russia - 3 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals (total - 8)

2. Italy - 2, 1, 1 (4)

3. USA - 2, 0, 0 (2)

4. China - 1, 0, 4 (5)

5-6. Great Britain and Kazakhstan - 1, 0, 2 (3). This RIA Novosti.

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