On February 18th it was announced that Jeju, an island of South Korea's, will be the host of the upcoming Women's Boxing World Championships.
The event, which was originally set to take place in Canada, has had to be moved due to a failure to guarantee a venue for the championship. Instead South Korea, who mounted a fantastic bid for the championships when they voting was held, will be hosting it alongside the 2014 AIBA Congress.
The Congress is set to run from November 8th to November 15th and, like the Women's championships, will be held in Jeju City which sits on Jeju island. It's expected that this will be a cost effective measure with the actual championships kicking off themselves on November 13th and ending on November 25th.
Although the two AIBA related events are going on in the same city they are held in different venues. The Congress will be at the International Convention Centre whilst the Championships will be held in the Halla Gymnasium. This will allow the congress members to get on with their task before getting a chance to watch the championship finals the following week. Effectively they will only be missing the preliminary rounds, if that.
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