EU championships (boxing)
The EU championships (not to be confused with the European championships and the European games ) are European boxing competitions and are organized by the European boxing association, the European Boxing Confederation . Only countries that belong to the European Union and countries that are candidate countries for the European Union are eligible to participate .
The championship consists of a preliminary round, a quarter final, a semi-final and a final (exception: in 2009 there was no preliminary round for women only). The two losing semi-finalists each receive bronze.
The men's competitions were held annually from 2003 to 2009. Competitions were not held again until 2014 in the Bulgarian capital Sofia . The women's competitions were held annually from 2006 to 2011. The next tournament took place in 2013 in Keszthely , Hungary .
Known tournament winners
The most famous tournament winners include Selçuk Aydın , Bülent Ulusoy , Jérôme Thomas , Detelin Dalakliew , Domenico Valentino , Boris Georgiew , Marian Simion , Kubrat Pulew , Roberto Cammarelle , Clemente Russo , Pál Bedák , Billy Saunders , David Price and Denis Makarov .