The path to victory starts with a single step. It doesn’t matter when and where you take it – the main thing is to find the courage to overcome your doubts. The Klitschko Foundation offers this opportunity to those who have dedicated their themselves to boxing.
- 1727 sportsmen took part
- 32 countries represented
- 720 boxers got prizes
The international boxing tournament for juniors, AIBA category A has taken place for 17 years in Berdychiv, Ukraine.
In 2015, the tournament took place at the city’s Shabelnik Palace of Culture from August 25-29. The tournament winner was awarded by World Champion Vitaly Klitschko.
Team ratings for 2015:
- Ukraine – 23 medals
- Armenia – 6 medals
- Lithuania - 4 medals
We are extremely proud of our 2015 champions: Murat Sirzhoyev (49 kg), Andrey Tishkovets (54 kg), Artur Prygoda (64 kg), Andrey Terega (69 kg), Vlad Rolenko (75 kg), Stepan Grekul (81 kg) and Vyacheslav Gavrilyuk (91+ kg). We wish them inspiration and further sporting achievements!
Each year around 150 youth take part in the event. This is where the boxing world first learned of future Olympic champions Vasily Lomachenko and Alexandr Usyk, world champion Yevgeny Khitrov, Olympic bronze winner Vyacheslav Glazkov, and many other leading athletes who are bringing new glories to Ukrainian sport. And that’s only the beginning!
Hall of Fame
WBO Inter-Continental Cruiserweight champion
WBO International featherweight champion
Defended NABF middleweight title
- Viсtor Kolesnyk Head of Sport Projects Department
- Dmitro Kryzhanivsky Psychologist, Manager of Sports Projects
Start for Success is a program for the reconstruction and renovation of youth sports schools across Ukraine.
- 100 sports schools sent applications
- 10 mln. uah invested
- 10 sports schools repaired