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The Asian Youth Boxing Championships for female and male boxers will take place in Mongolia's capital Ulan Bator this month, the Mongolian Boxing Federation (MBF) said on Thursday.
"We are working to organize the Asian Youth Boxing Championships in cooperation with the Asian Boxing Confederation in Ulan Bator," Tsolmon Batnasan, secretary general of the MBF, told Xinhua.
More than 200 young boxers from 20 Asian countries and regions, including Mongolia, China, India, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and South Korea, are expected to participate in the championship which will be held from November 10-17, he said.
The boxers will compete in 20 weight classes, according to the official.
Men's weight classes include 49kg, 52kg, 56kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg, -91kg and +91kg.
Female boxers will compete in 48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg and +81kg.