Boxing at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The Boxing events of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics will be held at the Pavillon 6 of Riocentro from 6 to 21 August 2016.

Boxing at the 2016 Summer Olympics

In this game that requires great strength, skill, endurance, speed and intelligence, two boxers attempt to dominate each other in a bout by landing punches on each other’s head or upper body.

The Boxing Event made its Olympic debut at the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis.

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Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Boxing Events :

There will be 13 medal event taking place. Men will compete in 10 events while women will compete in 3 events.

Men’s Boxing Event :

  • Light flyweight (49kg)
  • Flyweight (52kg)
  • Bantamweight (56kg)
  • Lightweight (60kg)
  • Light welterweight (64kg)
  • Welterweight (69kg)
  • Middleweight (75kg)
  • Light heavyweight (81kg)
  • Heavyweight (91kg)
  • Super heavyweight (+91kg)

Women’s Boxing Event :

  • Flyweight (51kg)
  • Lightweight (60kg)
  • Middleweight (75kg)

The qualifications for this Olympic event will get over in June 2016.

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