Chiang Mai University and the Management of
University Sports Thailand by the Commission of Higher Education Department
gave the green light to the World University Boxing Championships held by
the International University Sports Federation.
The 7th World University Boxing Championships will be held at Chiang
Mai University from October 3 – 8, 2016 Associate Professor Amnat Yousukh,
Vice President for University Social Responsibility, announced recently.
The boxing rings at Chiang Mai University are
ready for the over 600 athletes and referees from over 30 countries coming
In January representatives from FISU including Mr. Eduard Abdulmanov, the
Technical Chair for Boxing and Mr. Julien Buhajezuk, the Executive Assistant
for the World University Championships visited Chiang Mai University to
survey the grounds and facilities and to ensure the readiness of the
University to host the Championships.
Chiang Mai University has been preparing to host the games for several years
and to host the over 600 athletes and referees from over 30 countries that
will come to Chiang Mai. There will be ten categories for male boxers and
three for female boxers. All bouts are free to the public and will be
broadcast live on Channel 18. The opening ceremony will take place on
October 3, 2016 at 3 p.m. The Championships will run through October 8.