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International Boxing Day Is Celebrated in Sakhalin Region with the Support of EMCO

The main arena of the holiday was the city park in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk. The arrangers of the event - the regional Ministry of Sports, the Boxing Federation of Sakhalin Region and East Mining Company - tried to make it interesting for children and adults.

The guests of the holiday actively participated in public training, quizzes, and sports and saw the demonstration performances of professionals in various types of martial arts and cheered for the participants in sparring.

Honored athletes and coaches of Sakhalin Region were awarded for their contribution to the development and popularization of boxing.

- This holiday is a significant event for us and a good opportunity to once again tell the Sakhalin people about this ancient sport. Everyone could not only look at our achievements, but also enroll their children in the boxing class,  -  Nikolai Slishchuk, deputy chairman of the Sakhalin Region Boxing Federation, said.

According to representatives of the sports community, the interest in boxing in the region is increasing annually. Since 2018, East Mining Company has been the general sponsor of the regional Boxing Federation. With the support of the company, in particular, the sports equipment of boxers is renewed, various sporting events are regularly held and trips are organized for children outside the region and country to participate in competitions.