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Cyprus beats Russia in the FXTM International Boxing Cup

20 December, 2013

Cypriot boxers took the lead over the Russian athletes as they competed in the FXTM International Boxing Cup “Cyprus Vs Russia” on Friday December 13th at the FXTM Apollon Indoor Arena in Limassol, proving that there is a lot of potential for further development in the Cyprus boxing scene.

The boxing tournament was co-organized by forex broker ForexTime (FXTM) and the Limassol Municipality, and it took place under the auspices of the FXTM ARAVIS BOXING TEAM. Hundreds of spectators enjoyed a thrilling adrenaline-filled tournament where athletes competed for international supremacy. Ten matches took place in the categories of 57kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg, and 91kg. Cypriot winners were C. Antoniou, G. Danatsides, P. Tatidis, E. Kathopouli, F. Kazakov and G. Yakubu. Match winners from Russia were I. Kokshin, A. Esman, I. Shmelev, and A. Zaitsev.

Andrey Dashin, shareholder of ForexTime and himself a sporting enthusiast, congratulated the athletes saying “We at Forex Time are very proud to support youth and specifically to help athletes chase their dreams and succeed. Boxing is a very precise art form for me; it helps individuals develop the key skills of strategy, endurance and focus that can also be applied in everyday life and to the business world. Congratulations to all the athletes that have competed today and a special bravo to the winners”.

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