Oleksandr Usyk visited border guards in Donbas

A famous boxer's visit was a pleasant surprise for a Donetsk frontier.

6 May 2016 15:46

European Amateur Boxing Championships Oleksandr Usyk visited the detachment of border guards who are on duty in the conflict zone in Donbas, Speaker of the Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service, Oleg Slobodyan wrote on Facebook.

- Oleksandr Usyk visited the border guards in the ATO zone that was a pleasant surprise for the staff of the Donetsk detachment. It seemed the talks about fighting weekdays and taking pics will never end ... Today Alexander has big plans. There will be new and interesting meetings and new stories, wrote Slobodyan and attached to the post a photo of the boxer together with the border guards.

Oleksandr Usyk participated at the open training of the Ukrainian boxing team. Oleksandr Usyk was placed 15 in the updated ranking of the World Boxing Association (WBA) in his category. The Ukrainian boxer also topped the rating by the BoxNation Channel of the five most promising boxers in the world.


Facebook account of Oleg Slobodyan