The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Ukrainian boxer Alexander Khizhnyak on winning the world Boxing championship over the Kazakh boxer.

“22-year-old Ukrainian Oleksandr khyzhnyak won the “gold” at the world Boxing championship! Congratulations, Alexander and wish him new great victories!” – wrote the leader of Ukraine on his Facebook page on Saturday evening.

A. khyzhnyak won the world title at the 2017 world Championships, which takes place in Hamburg (Germany), where the Ukrainian boxer had a fight in the weight category up to 75 kg Kazakhstan boxer Abilkhan Mankulam .