Prize Fund men’s championship of Russia on Boxing will be 10 million rubles, reported in the release of Federation of Boxing Russia (FBI).
The tournament will be held in Samara from 9 to 16 November. Participation in the championship will take 320 boxers who will compete in ten weight categories.
“In this championship of Russia, the prize Fund will make $ 10 million in ten weight categories. The reward will get all the winners”, – said the Chairman of the Board of the Boxing Federation of the Samara region Sergey Karev.
Head coach of Russia Viktor Farkhutdinov said that the tournament will be attended by “all the strongest boxers of the country.”
“The Russian championship is a qualifying before you can qualify for the Olympic games in Tokyo. In each of the ten weight categories will perform at 32 players. Sure it would be at the highest level. And we will try to correct and honest to pick the squad for the Olympic games,” he said.