Vasily Konov Jr. Challenge for the world Boxing championship in Yekaterinburg is the only gold medal from the team in the tournament everyone is waiting for only victory, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Russian heavyweight Maxim Babanin.
Babanin will hold his first fight in the tournament on 16 September.
“Only first place! They want us only medals, preferably gold, said Babanin, answering the question about their plans for the world Cup. – Of course, there is pressure (due to the fact that the tournament is held in Russia – ed.) – increasing responsibility. Like say that at home the walls help, but worries still more.”
He also noted that the lack of matches in the tournament to 16 September is not a problem.
“This happens at all major tournaments – world Championships, Olympic games. We are ready for everything, – said Russian sportsman. – But just to say that this world Cup is special to me. My first time at this tournament did not happen, so you need to realize themselves here.”
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