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Aug 16

Amateur boxing president Wu’s reign set to end as federations back opponents

• Letters seen by Guardian back Aiba interim management committee
• Wu to learn his fate at extraordinary congress in Dubai in November

Wu Ching-kuo’s controversial 11-year reign at the top of amateur boxing’s governing body, Aiba, looks to be drawing to a close after an overwhelming number of the sport’s biggest nations and federations indicated they backed the president’s opponents in the bitter power struggle that has rocked the sport.

Wu, who has been accused of “financial mismanagement” and “collecting substantial funds from Aiba for personal use in his Taipei office” by those trying to depose him, will learn his fate an extraordinary congress in Dubai in November.

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