Cuba wins Youth World Boxing Championship

Thus, the Caribbean team topped the medal standings with four titles, one silver and one bronze and also led in the point competition with 40units.

Meanwhile, Mexico followed Cuba in the medal table with two crowns while Russia (1-3-2) was third. In the point event, however, Russia was second with 32 units and the host team was third with 26 points.

On Saturday, Cuban Yuniel Robles surprisingly fell to Puerto Rican Jonathan Gonzalez 5-12 in the finale of the 51-kilo division. But, that was the only loss for Cuba as the other four finalists of the Caribbean squad won their respective bouts.

Frank Isla (64 kg) opened the winning streak for Cuba with a 7-2 victory over Irish Jamie Kavannagh. Three bouts later, Rey Eduardo Recio downed German Enrico Koelling 4-2 in 75 kilos. Immediately after that, in 81 kilos, Jose Larduet eliminated Russian Marten Magmedov in the very first round; and, in the 91-kilo class, Erislandy Savon took a 10-8 win over Ivan Dychko from Kazakhstan.