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Dr Ching-Kuo Wu, AIBA President, signed this Thursday 12 April 2012 with the President of the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation (KBF), Mr Timur Kulibayev, the agreement confirming Astana as the Host City for the 2013 AIBA World Boxing Championships. The press conference was held at the Rixos hotel in Astana, Kazakhstan.
The AIBA President stated: "Kazakhstan is one of the leading nations in boxing, in terms of quality of boxers and in quality of tournaments. Hosting the AIBA World Boxing Championships next year is another milestone for the country and we are also very excited about the AIBA World Boxing Academy that is currently being built near Almaty. This will be a world class facility to welcome the world's best boxer. This project was endorsed by the Federation and by the Ministry of Sports and once again demonstrates that Kazakhstan is building the foundations for the future of our sport".
AIBA anticipates to have the Opening of the AIBA World Boxing Academy at the same time as the AIBA World Boxing Championships Astana 2013 in October.
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