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AKIPRESS.COM - Uzbekistan’s Light Flyweight Champion Hasanboy Dusmatov was recognized the Boxer of the Year according to the Amateur International Boxing Association.
AIBA celebrated its 70th anniversary on December 20 with a Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony in the Swiss city of Montreux.
During the event, the best performances and events of 2016 were recognised.
In August, Dusmatov won the men's light fly 49 kg gold medal in Olympic boxing in Rio de Janeiro.
British Women’s Light Flyweight Olympic Champion Nicola Adams was also recognised the Boxer of the Year.