Far East Boxing Tournament dedicated to sports legend Alexey Gorbachev was held in Ussuriysk for the 14th time with over 200 young boxers. Athletes from 9 to 18 years old from the Jewish Autonomous, Amur, Sakhalin regions, Primorsky and Khabarovsk territories, the Republic of Buryatia took part in the competition.
- Our boxers won at these competitions seven medals (two gold and five bronze ones), - said the coach of the youth national team of the Sakhalin region Sergey Alekseev.
Sportsmen of Shakhtersk got three medals for their team. Daniil Skvortsov and Euvgeny Zhatko took first places, winning gold, and Arthur Batman came in third, receiving bronze. Four bronze medals were taken by athletes from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk and Korsakov: Dmitry Dymarchuk, Tahirkhoja Tursunov, Maxim Musin and Zakhar Chichigorov.
East Mining Company is the general sponsor of the Boxing Federation of the Sakhalin region. The company provides material support in the modernization and re-equipment of classes and gyms, supports home and away sports events of the Sakhalin boxers. Furthermore, in November, the company acted as the major sponsor of the B League Interregional Boxing Competition Youth of Sakhalin.