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Qatar to host boxing championships

Ching-Kuo Wu
AIBA president, C.K. Wu, looks forward to visiting Doha in 2015.
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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP)

Qatar will host the 2015 world boxing championships, beating a bid from Bangkok.

C.K. Wu, the president of governing body AIBA, says ''it is very exciting for AIBA to explore new horizons and we are looking forward to visit Doha in 2015.''

Wednesday's decision was made by AIBA's executive committee at a meeting in Jeju, South Korea.

The biennial tournament will be in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from Oct. 11-27.

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