Eindhoven – In build up to the Eindhoven Box Cup, the organizing committee will frequently post the profiles of participating boxers. Middleweight Jilles Bijlstra is the pride of the North and determined to bringing the Eindhoven Box Cup to Friesland!
Name: Jilles Bijlstra
Birthday (age): 01-11-1994 (21)
Boxing Club: Boksschool De Wâldhoek
Weight Class: -75 kg
Hobby’s: Going out with friends
First fight (incl. result): 10-01-2010 (lost)
Titles/tournaments won: NK 2011, NNK 2011, NNK 2012
What age did you start boxing: Twelve
Why did you start boxing: I started with boxing because I was looking for something else as karate. When I began with boxing I really liked it so I didn’t stop with this beautiful sport
Tell us about your best fight: My best fight was last year in the semi finals of the championships of the north. It was a game on a high level from both sides, I lost this game, but it was a close one against an experienced opponent. What is your goal in boxing for the next five years: I will try to play a lot of game on a high level, so I can get a lot of experience, and then maybe some international experience.