Transcarpathian boxers brought a complete set of awards from the "Cup of Galicia"
The first boxing tournament "Cup of Galicia" took place in Lviv region The competition was attended by boxers of 17-18 years of age and older, in total about 60 athletes.
Transcarpathian representatives were competing with the boxers of Lviv, Chernivtsi, Volyn, Ivano-Frankivsk regions.
The results of Transcarpathian boxers more than satisfied the head coach. Vasyl Shpilka, having defeating his rival from Novy Rozdil with a TKO in the second round, lost in the finals to the more experienced boxer from Volyn, and won a silver award. Mykhailo Tsymbolynets from Mukachevo was less fortunate, because the lot put him up against the champion from Chernivtsi in the first fight which he lost in a tense struggle. However, in the fight for the third place he confidently defeated the opponent from Novoyavorivsk.
As a result, he won the bronze award. Tomas Popov from Uzhgorod impressed all professionals and fans of boxing at the tournament. His final duel with an experienced opponent from Ivano-Frankivsk become a decoration of the competition. Having defeated his rival, he, along with the gold award, deservedly received the Cup of the best boxer of the tournament. Thus, Transcarpathian team of boxers brought home from Lviv region the complete set of medals - gold, silver and bronze.