First Champions Crowned at 2019 Eastern Elite Qualifier

Oct. 09, 2019, 10:29 p.m. (ET)

The fourth day of action from the 2019 Eastern Elite Qualifier & Regional Open Championships crowned 28 champions, as well as 28 unopposed champions at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio.

The first session of the day awarded the bulk of the winners, with prep and junior female final bouts. The junior and prep male boxers competed in their quarterfinals or semifinal bouts. 6 pee wee champions will be determined in tomorrow’s first session of the day, while the remaining prep and junior male boxers will step into the ring with hopes of advancing to their finale on Friday.

The evening session saw 68 elite boxers’ continue to the next round of competition and get one step closer to punching their ticket to the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Boxing that will take place this December in Lake Charles, La. The night also served as the quarterfinals for the youth male divisions and the championship bouts for youth females.

Boxing will continue tomorrow with two sessions, noon and 6:00 p.m. EST, and can be followed by clicking here for the free live stream.