Boxer Povetkin entered politics 17:59

Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin appointed Georgy Filimonov as deputy governor of the Vologda region. This was reported by Interfax.

According to the official, the athlete will oversee matters related to the promotion of a healthy lifestyle to the masses and will also be responsible for the patriotic education of young people. Povetkin will also oversee the implementation of the Youth of Russia national project.

The Russian boxer had his last fight with Briton Dillian Whyte on the night of March 28, 2021. The fight, which took place within the scope of the “Battle on the Rock” fight night in Gibraltar, ended with the victory of the British representative with a technical knockout in the fourth round. Thanks to this result, the Briton became the interim owner of the World Boxing Council (WBC) championship belt.

At the beginning of October 2023, Povetkin sparked a wave of criticism when he said he only supported Russian fighters and did not know Islam Makhachev.

It was previously reported that Mikhail Degtyarev. approved As Russia’s new Minister of Sports.

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Source: Gazeta


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