Gafur Rakhimov elected president of Aiba despite IOC criticisms

03 November 2018 04:16
Controversial figure beat Serik Konakbayev on Saturday’s voteIOC critical and yet to confirm boxing for 2020 OlympicsAn Uzbek businessman who denies accusations from the US Treasury that he is one of Uzbekistan’s leading criminals with links to the global heroin trade has been elected president of Aiba, the amateur boxing federation, putting the sport on a collision course with the International Olympic Committee. Related: Prospective amateur boxing president: ‘I have never been involved in criminal activities’ Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian