AIBA further strengthens its commitment

AIBA further strengthens its commitment

London – Great Britain, August 02, 2012 – In accordance to its full commitment for transparency, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has decided to take the unusual step of revealing the individual scores of Bout #118 of the London 2012 Olympic Games between Ievgen Khytrov (Ukraine, Red) and Anthony Ogogo (Great Britain, Blue).

Individual Score

RED : BLUE

RED : BLUE

RED : BLUE

RED : BLUE

RED : BLUE

ROUND 1

2 : 5

2 : 5

3 : 5

3 : 6

4 : 6

ROUND 2

8 : 6

7 : 5

6 : 4

5 : 6

7 : 8

ROUND 3

10 : 7

8 : 3

5 : 6

7 : 7

11 : 8

SUM

20 : 18

17 : 13

14 : 15

15 : 19

22 : 22

According to Appendix L of AIBA Technical & Competition Rules:

“2.1. Per round, each Individual Score is counted.

2.2. The scores in each round are the average of three Judges’ score combination which are the closest together called as Similar Scores.

2.3. For each round, the results of the Individual Scores are calculated separately for the red Boxer and the blue Boxer.

2.4. If at the end of a round more than one Similar Score appears, the Trimmed Mean calculation will apply. The Trimmed Mean is when the highest and lowest Individual Scores are taken out and the average of the remaining three Individual Scores is counted.”

Selected Scores

RED : BLUE

ROUND 1

3 : 5

ROUND 2

7 : 6

ROUND 3

8 : 7

SUM

18 : 18

According to Appendix L of AIBA Technical & Competition Rules:

“4.2 In case of a tie in the Final Scores:

– 4.2.1. First, delete the lowest and highest Judges’ total scores in each red and blue corner. Then, the winner will be determined by the total scores of the remaining three Judges of each red and blue corner.

RED

BLUE

Judge 1

20

18

Judge 2

17

13

Judge 3

14

15

Judge 4

15

19

Judge 5

22

22

SUM

52

52

– 4.2.1. Second, in case of a tie after the above process, all five (5) Judges shall be asked to press the button once for the Boxer who has won. The decision is made by the majority of the panel of these five (5) Judges.”

The majority of the five (5) Judges was then in favour of Great Britain Anthony Ogogo.

AIBA further strengthens its commitment for transparency

London, Great Britain, 02 August 2012 – Following the review of Bout #105 and Bout #108, AIBA Technical Delegates, Competition Jury Chairman, Draw Commission Chairman and R&Js Evaluators have unanimously taken the following decisions.

– To expel Referee Ishanguly Meretnyyazov (Turkmenistan) from the London 2012 Olympic Games with immediate effect. Mr Meretnyyazov is on his way back home.

– To suspend Referee Frank Scharmach (Germany) from Refereeing for a period of five (5) days, up to and including 06 August.

Also, following a number of breaches of the AIBA Code of Conduct, the AIBA Olympic Compliance Committee proposed to the AIBA President to expel International Technical Official (ITO) Aghajan Abiyev (Azerbaijan) from the London 2012 Olympic Games with immediate effect. The decision was approved by the AIBA President and therefore Mr Abiyev has now left the AIBA Delegation’s hotel.

Dr Ching-Kuo Wu, AIBA President declared: “I deeply regret that we had to take these decisions. However, our main concern has been and will always be the protection of the integrity and fair-play of our competitions. I will take all possible steps to reinforce this.” —- AIBA

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