The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has unveiled the logo for the men’s boxing world championships to be held next month in Belgrade, Serbia. The logo consists of a graphic representation of a boxer, a national pattern and a font composition.
It also includes graphic images of buildings and symbols that represent the host country. The logo is also based on the stylized national pattern of Serbia, which has become a universal style element.
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The color combination used is that of the Serbian national flag. The president of the Serbian boxing association Nenad Borovčanin was quoted by Insidethegames.biz as saying:
“We wanted to create a strong brand for our championships because we are very proud to be hosts. This logo shows our national motives and our hospitable soul. The best athletes around the world will fight for this prestigious title in the best possible way so that they can achieve their goals. ”
The men’s boxing world begins with an opening ceremony and official draws on October 24th. The fights begin on October 26th with the finals scheduled for November 5th and 6th.
“This is the most important tournament on our calendar for 2021, so we are ready to celebrate the sport of boxing with amazing fights, the emotions of the participants and the attention of a worldwide audience. It is a great honor for every single athlete to do their best when the whole world is watching, “said AIBA President Umar Kremlev.
This is the second time that Belgrade has hosted the World Boxing Championships since 1978, when the city was still part of old Yugoslavia.
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The International Boxing Association also plans to host the women’s world championship by the end of this year. The event was originally scheduled for April in Poland but has been canceled due to the pandemic. It takes place in November last week or December first week.
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