Umar Kremlev’s choice often is the ultimate blow to boxing’s Olympic standing.
Worldwide the boxing affiliation (IBA) has chosen the Russian Umar Kremlevin for a four-year extension as chairman. 106 member states voted for the extension of the Kremlin. 36 had been towards and 4 didn’t vote.
Government Director of the Finnish Boxing Affiliation Marko Laine mentioned in an interview with Ilta-Sanomi final week that Finland helps Kremlev’s Dutch challenger Boris van der Vorstia.
Kremlev met Russian President Vladimir Putin on the opening of the boxing heart opened in Moscow firstly of September and revealed a video and photos of the assembly on Instagram.
Kremlin has introduced IBA’s actions strongly nearer to Russia. At the start of his presidency, Kremlev acquired the Russian pure gasoline and oil group Gazprom as a companion, which introduced reduction to the union’s monetary scenario, however on the similar time tied it extra carefully to Russia.
The Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) has already expressed critical concern about Kremlev’s place on the head of the IBA. The IOC tentatively dropped boxing from the 2028 Olympics, and Kremlev’s re-election is seen in boxing circles as a seal for the lack of the game’s Olympic standing.