Tokyo 2020; Boxing: Event Programme and Athlete Quota

The Tokyo 2020 boxing event programme and athlete quotas as approved this morning by the IOC members during the 134th IOC Session in Lausanne:

Men’s events (8)

Weight Categories (kg) Athletes
Fly (48kg to 52kg) 28
Feather (52kg to 57kg) 28
Light (57kg to 63kg) 28
Welter (63kg to 69kg) 24
Middle (69kg to 75kg) 24
Light Heavy (75kg to 81kg) 22
Heavy (81kg to 91kg) 16
Super Heavy (91kg to +91kg) 16
Total 186


Women’s events (5)

Weight Categories (kg) Athletes
Fly (48kg to 51kg) 26
Feather (54kg to 57kg) 20
Light (57kg to 60kg) 20
Welter (64kg to 69kg) 18
Middle (69kg to 75kg) 16
Total 100


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IOC Executive Board approves qualification pathway for athletes in boxing on the road to Tokyo 2020
Following the recommendations made on 22 May 2019 by the IOC EB to keep the boxing tournament on the Tokyo 2020 sports programme while suspending the recognition of the International Boxing Federation (AIBA), the IOC EB added further proposals to ensure the delivery of the qualification events and the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020. They will immediately come into force if the IOC Session approves the IOC EB recommendations of 22 May 2019.

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