Abbas Sadeghi
  WBF Championship Committee Member.

(July 19, 2019) - While he is also the official World Boxing Federation (WBF) Kuwait representative, Abbas Sadeghi is actually originally from Iran, where he entered this world on May 22, 1973 in the...

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 Max Zuniga
  WBF Mexico Representative.

(April 10, 2019) - Max Zuniga Lavandera was born on January 5, 1966 in Ensenada, Mexico, and lived there until the age of seventeen when he moved to Tijuana to begin his university degree as an accountant at...

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 Olaf Schroeder
  WBF Executive Director & European Chairman.

(January 18, 2019) - Since he refuses to reveal his birth-date, only reluctantly acknowledging it was “sometime during the last millennium”, lets just say that Olaf Schroeder, is no longer a “spring chicken”, and...

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 Zbigniew Lagosz
  WBF Championship Committee Member.

(November 26, 2018) - 42-year-old Zbigniew Lagosz is a former Polish national Kickboxing Champion. He never boxed competitively in the traditional sense, but his fighting idol was always a traditional boxer...

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 Christian Roesen
  WBF Germany Rep. & Anti-Doping Coordinator.

(September 21, 2018) - Born in February of 1980, in Glandorf near Osnabrück, Germany, Christian Roesen now lives in Sassenberg with his wife Lucille and daughters Jealisa (2) and Elly (9)...

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 Emmanuel Demanet
  WBF Benelux Rep. & Executive Committee Member.

(July 19, 2018) - 53-year-old Demanet grew up in Oostkamp, Belgium, a short drive from Bruges (AKA Brugge), the city where he was born in April of 1965. His parents ran a restaurant, and with his father...

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 Dr. Adam Balogh
  WBF Medical Advisor.

(May 16, 2018) - Adam Balogh never boxed himself. In fact, his sport of choice as a youth was fencing. But at some point he lost interest in fencing, perhaps because, by his own admission, he wasn't very talented. But he...

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 Jean-Marcel Nartz
  WBF Vice President.

(March 19, 2018) - Jean-Marcel Nartz was born in Saint-Die, France in 1946. At the age of two he went to Hamburg, Germany to live with his grandparents, and four years later he moved to Cologne to reunite with...

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 Eddie Marshall
  WBF Executive Committee Member.

(January 18, 2018) - Boxing is in his blood! Often that statement is considered a cliche, and rightly so, but in the case of South African Edward Marshall, born on January 17 1955 in Cape Town, it is never the less a...

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 Diana Spasova
  WBF Executive Board Member.

(November 17, 2017) - She lives in a small, 900 year old German town called Egeln, situated on the river Bode, on the outskirts of Magdeburg. Her husband is German, but Diana Spasova was born in Bulgaria in...

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 Howard Goldberg
  WBF President.

(September 14, 2017) - Howard Goldberg was born sixty years ago, on August 21 of 1957 in beautiful Cape Town. He grew up to achieve diplomas and degrees in education, as well as an MBA on his way to becoming...

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 Ernst Salzgeber
  WBF Executive Committee Vice Chairman.

(July 16, 2017) - Besides operating across Europe as a top-class referee and judge, something he has done through several decades, Ernst Salzgeber is a very valued member of the World Boxing Federation (WBF)...

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 Patrick Leonard
  WBF Championship Committee Member.

(May 16, 2017) - Closing in on his eighty-second birthday, Patrick Leonard was born on September 22, 1935 in a New Zealand country town called Te Aroha, and had a firm upbringing by Irish parents. The family...

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 Sergio Sotelo
  WBF North & Central American Chairman.

(March 15, 2017) - The oldest of five siblings, Sergio Sotelo grew up with his parents and four sisters in Tijuana, Mexico. With boxing being Mexico´s second most popular sport, only behind soccer, Sergio idolized...

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 Torben Seemann Hansen
  WBF Vice President & Executive Commitee Chairman.

(January 16, 2017) - Denmark’s Torben Seemann Hansen was born in 1945 in Copenhagen. A self-proclaimed “sports nerd”, he was an active Basketball and Handball player at a high domestic level, first...

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