Beijing Olympic Games quarter-finalist, Tajik top boxer Anvar Yunusov, and King's Cup winner, Mongolian 23-year-old, Dorjnyambuu Otgondalai had a hectic final battle in the bantamweight in Incheon (13:10). Following 15-year-old Asror Vokhidov's victory at the AIBA Junior World Championships, Yunusov (1m68) secured another gold medal for Tajikistan in a major boxing tournament. It is the second gold medal for Tajikistan in the history of the Asian Championships after Djakhon Kurbanov's victory in 2005.
On the opening contest of this final day, AIBA World Championships bronze medalist, Korean 22-year-old Shin Jong Hoon, faced India's Amandeep Singh who already won bronze medals at the Commonwealth Games and Asian Championships. As expected, the local boxer celebrated with the crowd the host nation's first gold medal after beating his Indian rival by a clear 18:11.
In the flyweight division, Asian Games silver medalist and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Memorial Tournament winner, Chinese Chang Yong, secured his nation's first gold medal at the championships after beating Military World Championships silver medalist, Kazakh 21-year-old Ilyas Suleymenov, by an extremely close 16:15 due to his great final three minutes.
The first Kazakh gold medal in Incheon was conquered by Former National Champion, 21-year-old Aydar Amirzakov. The talented boxer had a real battle against World Combat Games bronze medalist, Chinese Liu Qiang, in the lightweight final. Their bout finished 12:12 but the individual scores showed 60:55 to Amirzakov.
AIBA World Championships bronze medalist, Mongolian 29-year-old Uranchimeg Munkherdene, knocked down Korea's rising star, Park Sang Hyuk, in the second round. Although the young Korean had already eliminated defending Champion, Turkmen Serdar Hudayberdiyev, the veteran Mongolian showed enough experience to be crowned Asian Champion.
Asian Games bronze medalist and Beijing Olympian, Chinese 23-year-old Maimaiti Tuersunqiong, was integrated into the national team in 2006. The welterweight boxer reached his career highlight in Incheon after beating AIBA World Championships quarter-finalist, tough Kazakh 21-year-old Rustam Svayev, by 24:19.
Twice Sydney Jackson Memorial Tournament winner, 22-year-old Shukhrat Abdullayev, is the Uzbek No. 2 in the middleweight class behind AIBA World Champion, Abbos Atoyev. Nevertheless he confirmed his excellent skills by winning a gold medal in Incheon. Abdullayev was too strong for World University Championships bronze medalist, Mongolian veteran Chuluuntumur Tumurkhuyag.
Korea's Youth National Champion, 19-year-old Kim Hyeong Kyu, caused the biggest surprise of the day and celebrated the second victory of the host nation. The local youngster defeated World Combat Games winner and Asian Games bronze medalist, Chinese Meng Fanlong, in 15:13 at the light heavyweight class.
The top favourite of the heavyweight class, Syria's Army boxer, Asian Games winner 22-year-old Mohammad Ghossoun, has realized his golden dreams against Grand Prix Ust, Labem silver medalist and China's youngest team member Wang Xuanxuan. The final verdict of the contest was 10:4 to Ghossoun who will be at the upcoming AIBA World Championships with great expectations.
Kazakhstan's National Championships silver medalist, Doszhan Ospanov, was defeated only once this year. Therefore his success over Iranian National Champion, Abdulmajid Sepahvandi, is not a surprise. The Kazakh super heavyweight boxer won the final bout 18:13 due to his great first three minutes.
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