Gafur Rakhimov Elected President of AIBA

Uzbekistan’s businessman Gafur Rakhimov was elected president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA)¬†despite fears that his appointment could lead to the sport’s ejection from the Olympic Games.

Rakhimov won 86 of the 134 second-round votes collected by AIBA officials in Moscow to beat his only opponent, former boxer Serik Konakbayev of Kazakhstan.

Source- BBC News

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