Timofey Kurgin awarded the «Striking Ten» finalists

Source: matchtv.ru


On December 6th, in the «Boxing academy» ring in Luzhniki, the Grand finale of the «Strking Ten» tournament took place, which was organized with the support of the «Rostec» State Corporation. The President of the «Russian Forest» Charitable Foundation Timofey Kurgin was in attendance as an honored guest and awarded finalists in one of the weight categories. Among the other guests were: «Rostec» CEO Sergey Chemezov, who owns the idea of the tournament, former kickboxing world champion Batu Khasikov, UFC fighter Nikita Krylov, former world boxing champions Dmitry Pirog and Denis Lebedev, and Soviet boxing legend - two-time Olympic champion Boris Lagutin. 

In total, 12,000 people from 20 cities of Russia took part in the selection stage of the «Striking Ten». There is a plan that in 2019 the tournament will reach the international level, and employees of companies from other countries of the world will take part in it.