AIBA is proud to announce the 286 Boxers

AIBA is proud to announce the 286 Boxers

Lausanne, Switzerland, June 28, 2012 – AIBA, After a year long journey, 250 men and 36 women boxers have now qualified for the London 2012 Olympic Games.

These Olympic Games will be a watershed moment in the history of the sport of boxing, the noblest of disciplines, with the women making their debut in three weight categories (48-51kg, 57-60kg and 69-75kg). There is huge anticipation for the competition to get started with some of the finest talent around ready and primed to set the tournament alight with displays of the highest order.

Men will be competing in ten weight divisions, from Light Fly to Super Heavyweight, with 91 having qualified at the AIBA World Boxing Championships Baku 2011, 146 through the Continental Qualifying Events, five via the inaugural World Series of Boxing season’s Individual Championships and finally eight selected as part of the Tripartite process.

Women had 25 boxers qualifying at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships Qinhuangdao 2012 with one place reserved for an athlete from the Olympic Games’ host nation whilst a further eleven were given quotas after being identified in the Tripartite selection. The world will come to a standstill when the cream of the crop takes to the ring at the ExCeL London from 28 July to 12 August. Who will be the ones to claim gold?

Click here: http://www.aiba.org/en-US/news/ozqsp/newsId/4848/news.aspx

to see the full list of boxers competing at the London 2012 Olympic Games. —- AIBA

Women had 25 boxers qualifying at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships Qinhuangdao 2012 with one place reserved for an athlete from the Olympic Games’ host nation whilst a further eleven were given quotas after being identified in the Tripartite selection. The world will come to a standstill when the cream of the crop takes to the ring at the ExCeL London from 28 July to 12 August. Who will be the ones to claim gold?

Click here: http://www.aiba.org/en-US/news/ozqsp/newsId/4848/news.aspx

to see the full list of boxers competing at the London 2012 Olympic Games. —- AIBA

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