South Korea, Mongolia hold joint training camp for ASBC elite tournament
The Korea Boxing Association and the Mongolian Boxing Federation are holding a joint training camp at the Daejeon Sports and Culture Center on Jeju Island, South Korea, as part of their preparations for the upcoming Asian Boxing Championships. men’s and women’s elite ASBC 2022.
Dubbed the “Dream Together Joint Training Program”, boxers from the South Korean and Mongolian national teams are undergoing 13-day sparring and sparring sessions that began last August 28 and will run until September 9.
Top-level trainers, nutritionists and other specialists are also present in the boot camp which takes place in a well-equipped facility.
The two federations plan to send competitive delegations to the men’s and women’s divisions of this year’s elite Asian Championships to be held in Amman, Jordan, from October 30 to November 13.
South Korea will be hoping for a gold medal this time around after being empty-handed at last year’s edition in Dubai. The country last won a gold medal in 2019 in Bangkok thanks to veteran Oh Yeon Ji in the women’s lightweight (60kg) category.
Mongolia, meanwhile, plan to replicate or even surpass their surprising performance in the previous iteration where they won three gold and five bronze. South Korea have already selected their pugs for the continental competition while Mongolia have yet to finalize their roster as they will still be looking for potential bets in their domestic games.
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