For nikolayevets - fans of female boxing there are two news: bad and good. We will begin about the bad. In the International tournament on female boxing which took place on July 8-11 in Sankt - Petersburg, the Nikolaev sportswomen lost. As reports a press - service of federation of boxing in the Nikolaev area, the lot already in a quarterfinal brought together ours Natasha Cniaz and Tanya Ivashchenko with future champions of tournament - the prize-winner of the World Cup-2008 Jannie Hardingz (Sweden) and the double world champion Évian Fortin (Canada).
In total 95 strongest women participated in tournament - boxers of the world from 17 countries: Australia (1 fighter), Azerbaijan (4), Canada (9), China (5), the Czech Republic (2), Finland (3), France (4), India (5), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (10), Moldova (2), Sri - Lanki (2), Sweden (5), Switzerland (2), Turkey (8), Russia (22) and Ukraine (10).
Generally, the Ukrainian sportswomen proved to be not bad - won chetry "bronze": Vera Makresova in category to 48 kg from Zhitomir area, Anna Rogovich (54 kg, Ivano - the Frankovsky Region), Yulya Tsiplakova (57кг, the Kharkov Region) and Sasha Sidorenko (60 kg, the Vinnytsia Region).
And now good news. The following big start of boxers - women - the main event of year for continental female boxing - the VII European championship will take place in Nikolaev on September 14-21.