2003 World Amateur Boxing Championship


News Archive

Bangkok, Thailand - July 4th through 14th 

Contenders in all weight classes from across the globe will compete for their shot at the world amateur boxing championship title. 

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In The News 

June 12, 2001

REUTERS - Boxing-Castro leads hero's welcome for Cuban champions
HAVANA - Cuba's number one boxing fan, President Fidel Castro, presided a hero's welcome on Tuesday for the Caribbean island's amateur fighters, who were run-away winners at the World Amateur Boxing Championship in Belfast last week. 

June 9, 2001

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Thompson falls to Aragon as Cubans win five out of six titles
BELFAST, Northern Ireland - Cuba's Lorenzo Aragon overwhelmed American fighter Anthony Thompson 27-15 to win the welterweight gold medal at the World Amateur Boxing championship on Saturday and make it four out four for his powerful team. 

June 9, 2001

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESS - Collated World amateur boxing championship results
BELFAST - Collated World amateur boxing championship results here Friday... 


Gallery of Champions 

2001 Belfast, Ireland
1999 Houston, Texas
1997 Budapest, Hungary
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