About Tournament

Klitschko Tournament is an international boxing competition among youth. Annually, young boxers from around the world come together to present themselves loudly and to be tested on the ring in the contest with the worthy adversary. The Tournament is also a preliminary stage, after which the best boxers have the honor to represent their state during the World and European Championships.

20 years
1823 boxers
32 countries
"When we began our way, nobody believed that two brothers could collect all the belts. A lot of time has gone, we made our dream come true. Now each of us goes to the new career horizons. But love for boxing remains in our hearts. That's why for 20 years we have been holding a tournament that reveals new boxing stars."
— (c) Wladimir Klitschko 

Conditions of the Participation

The Klitschko Tournament will be held according to the AIBA Rules in 10 weight categories:

- 46‐49kg, - 52kg, - 56kg, - 60kg, - 64kg, - 69kg, - 75kg, - 81kg, - 91kg, - 91+ kg.

Men boxers of 17‐18 years old based of the year of birth (born between January 1st, 2000 and December 31st, 2001) will eligible to participate in the Tournament. Boxers must have valid international AIBA record books. R/Js must have AIBA international certification.

The participants wear red and blue vests. Bouts will consist of 3 rounds 3 minutes each. Electronic scoring system will be used. A participant drops out after the first defeat.

Team Delegations should consist up to 10 boxers – one in each category.

  • 1‐3 boxers – Up to 5 official, 1 R/Js.
  • 4‐7 boxers – Up to 8 officials,  2 R/Js.
  • 8‐10 boxers – Up to 10 officials, 2 R/Js.

Please be reminded that Team Delegations without R/Js is not allowed to participate in the Klitschko Tournament. Team managers are highly recommended to provide the Organizing Committee with their national anthem and 2 national flags (2x1m). the first defeat.