Cologne Boxing World Cup 2019

Cologne Boxing World Cup 2019

Question: Cologne Boxing World Cup 2019 was organised in which of the following country?
(a) France
(b) Germany
(c) England
(d) Italy
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • Cologne Boxing World Cup 2019 was held in Cologne, Germany from 9-14 April, 2019.
  • The Cologne Boxing World Cup is the new official name of the well-known tournament Chemistry Cup with more than 20 nations and 160 boxers in seven women and ten men weight classes.
  • Cologne Boxing World Cup 2019 was organized by EUROPEAN BOXING CONFEDERATION (ЕUBC). It was held for the first time in 1970.
  • India with a haul of five medals finished its campaign at the Cologne Boxing World Cup 2019.
  • Manipuri boxer Meena Kumari Maisnam (54kg) bagged the only gold medal for India in the tournament.
  • Youth world champion Sakshi (57kg) and India Open gold medallist Pwilao Basumatary (64kg) finished with silver medals.
  • Pinki Rani (51kg) and Parveen (60kg) confirmed bronze medals after losing their semi-final bouts.

Links:

http://www.eubcboxing.org/news/cologne-boxing-world-cup-april-9-14-2019-cologne-germany/

http://www.newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=362148

https://www.aiba.org/blog/great-start-for-the-cologne-boxing-world-cup/

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