Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Khyzhniak became a winner in the final of the World Cup in the weight category up to 75 kg, defeating the representative of Kazakhstan Abilkhan Amankul.
Our athlete won by unanimous decision of the jury.
This is the first and only medal of the Ukrainian team at this World Cup.
22-year-old Khizhniak, who won the European Championship in June, became the 5th Ukrainian boxer, who managed to win the world championship.
This is the first gold medal of the World Cup for Ukrainian boxing in the last 6 years - since the times of well-known Lomachenko and Usyk in amateur category.