In Memory of Rashidov
The Uzbekistan Cup in boxing among juniors in 2002-2003 has taken place.
It was held in accordance with the program developed by the Republican Organizing Committee for the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sharaf Rashidov. In Jizzakh, there were tournaments on the most popular sports.
In the competition, organized by the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Physical Culture and Sports, in conjunction with the National Olympic Committee, the Boxing Federation and the Jizzakh regional hokimiyat, 364 young athletes from all regions of the republic took part. In the Jizzakh College of the Olympic Reserve, the best in 15 weight categories were revealed during the week. Winners and prizewinners were awarded special medals with the image of Sharaf Rashidov, diplomas and valuable prizes.
In addition to the fighting in the ring, the participants got acquainted with the life and work of the outstanding statesman and writer Sharaf Rashidov, the sights of the places where he was born. A great impression on the youth was made by the memorial complex and the museum of Sharaf Rashidov, the alley of Hamid Alimjan and Zulfiya, the boarding school for in-depth study of the Uzbek language and literature, creative work carried out where the great sons and daughters of our people were born and grew up.