Tokyo waits for boxers

16:30 - 08 Jul, 2019

The Organizing Committee of Tokyo 2020 has announced that boxing trial competition will take place on October 29-31, 2019.

After the IOC deprived the International Boxing Association (AIBA) of the right to hold the next Olympic qualifying tournament it was decided that it will be organized by a working group led by President of the International Gymnastics Federation Morinari Watanabe.

In the boxing tournament of the Tokyo Games athletes will fight for medals in 13 weight classes (8 men’s and 5 women’s).

The qualifying tournaments are expected to spend from January to April, 2020. Most likely, they will be hosted by China, Argentine, Great Britain and Senegal.

The last qualifying tournament will take place in Japanese capital in May, 2020.

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