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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Qatar will host the 2015 world boxing championships, beating a bid from Bangkok.

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C.K. Wu, the president of governing body AIBA, says ``it is very exciting for AIBA to explore new horizons and we are looking forward to visit Doha in 2015.''

Wednesday's decision was made by AIBA's executive committee at a meeting in Jeju, South Korea.

The biennial tournament will be in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from Oct. 11-27.

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