The assembly coincided with the continuing AIBA Youth World Championships. It opened with an expression of concern and help for Rashed Al-Swaisat, the Jordanian boxer who was critically injured earlier within the competitors. The Board of Administrators then thought of a variety of developments aimed toward reforming AIBA.
“AIBA’s first ideas are with Rashed Al-Swaisat, his household and his teammates. We are going to proceed to do all that we are able to to help them,” mentioned AIBA President Umar Kremlev.
“The Board of Administrators additionally confirmed its help for key AIBA reforms which might be lengthy overdue. It’s vital that we make progress when it comes to our general technique, our governance, funds, sporting integrity and extra.
I’m very blissful that we’ve got been capable of rapidly put AIBA’s funds so as due to new sponsors, together with the largest one, our new Common PartnerGazprom. We are going to now rapidly flip our consideration to securing the modifications essential to make AIBA one of many mannequin and main Worldwide Federations.”
President Kremlev outlined his intention to make sure that AIBA’s many and diversified workstreams in the direction of reform are introduced collectively as a part of a roadmap in the direction of a powerful future for the organisation and for boxing.
He additionally outlined his dedication to making sure that AIBA is supported by main exterior organisations and people with expertise of profitable reform in a global sports activities management context.
“We should think about ideas and voices from each inside and out of doors AIBA and boxing, to be able to safe our future,” mentioned President Kremlev.