Successes European Championship Boxing women 16/10/2011 - 23/10/2011
The European Championship Boxing for women was held from 22 till
the 27th of October 2011 in Rotterdam. The
organization was in the hands of the Dutch Boxing Association
(NBB). It was the first time in the 100-year history of the Dutch
Boxing Association in the Netherlands that an international boxing
event was organized in the category of women's boxing.
During the European Championship Boxing two Dutch women won prices. Marichelle de Jong won a golden medal in the -69 kg class and Nouchka Fountijn won a silver medal in the class -75 kg. With this results, they put Rotterdam on the map as a boxing town.
Facts & figures
Gold medal: Marichelle de Jong (-69 kg)
Silver medal: Nouchka Fontijn (-75 kg)