The sports body considered the appointment by the Ministry of Justice of Kirill Shevchenko to the post of president of the federation as interference from the state
International Boxing Association (IBA) suspended activities Boxing Federation of Ukraine. The association considered that the state bodies of Ukraine are interfering in the work of a sports organization.
The IBA recognizes Vladimir Prodivus as FBU President. At the same time, the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine registered Kirill Shevchenko in this position. The IBA has suspended the activities of the Federation and demands to ensure the autonomy of the work of the sports organization.
Representatives of Ukraine, therefore, will not be able to take part in the extraordinary IBA congress. At the same time, Ukrainian athletes will be able to compete in all competitions under the auspices of the association.
Recall, on February 22, an extraordinary reporting and election conference of the FBU was held at the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine. Representatives of 17 regional federations elected Kirill Shevchenko as the new president of the FBU.
On June 20, the Boxing Federation of Ukraine sent an open letter to the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine and the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, in which it announced the raider seizure of the organization.
In May, Prodivus joined the IBA Board of Directors. Russian Umar Kremlev was re-elected President of the International Boxing Association, but due to a number of violations, new elections of the head of the organization will be held. The Congress will take place on 25 September.