The Russia’s victory in the WSB match against the Ukrainian team was natural – Alexander Zhukov

Alexander Zhukov, the Head of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), told the reporters that the Russian team has won a well-deserved victory over the team of Ukraine in the first World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarterfinal match, held in Moscow.

The Russian national team won the first WSB quarterfinal match against the team of Ukraine, 4-1. The fights of the Russian Boxing Team representatives against Ukraine Otamans were held at Arena Moscow.

“The result 4-1 was natural. I think that in those four fights, won by our athletes, the advantage of our guys was obvious, – said Zhukov. – However, in Donetsk the struggle will be very serious , because the Ukrainian team is very strong”.

The return match will be held on April 4, in Donetsk. The other participants of the WSB semifinals will be determined on the results of the matches Cuba vs. USA, Italy vs. Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan vs. Germany.