London 2012 Olympic Games

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The boxing competition at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, United Kingdom takes place from July 28 - August 12. 286 boxers will compete, with 36 women taking part in the boxing competition at the Olympic Games for the first time ever.

The boxing competition will be held at ExCel, which is located near London City Airport in east London’s Royal Victoria Dock. The Docklands Light Rail network provides easy access to the venue from both the Olympic Park and central London from Custom House and Prince Regent stations. There are also excellent road links.

2012 AIBA OLYMPIC QUALIFYING EVENTS

Event Date Place
2012 AIBA Oceania
Olympic Qualifying Event
March 20 – March 26, 2012 Canberra, Australia
2012 AIBA Asian
Olympic Qualifying Event
April 4 – April 13, 2012 Astana, Kazakhstan
2012 AIBA European
Olympic Qualifying Event
April 13 – April 22, 2012 Trabzon, Turkey
2012 AIBA African
Olympic Qualifying Event
April 27 – May 6, 2012 Casablanca, Morocco
2012 AIBA American
Olympic Qualifying Event
May 4 – May 13, 2012 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
AIBA Women's World
Boxing Championships
May 9 – May 20, 2012 Qinhuangdao, China

"Road to dream" Program

On Monday 20 February, 64 boxers and 14 boxing coaches begin an exciting journey to the London 2012 Olympic Games. They will be taking part in the AIBA Road to London first training camp in Cardiff, Wales.

As part of the AIBA 'Road to Dream' Program, this initiative will lead some good prospects from emerging countries to the pinnacle of their careers.


"Road to dream" news

10.07.2012 AIBA Road to Dream continues to inspire More...
05.07.2012 Hudayberdiyev reaps rewards from AIBA Road to Dream Program More...
03.07.2012 AIBA Road to London (II) begins More...
12.03.2012 Lomu Moala bids farewell from Road to London, for now More...
08.03.2012 Road to London diet tips More...
05.03.2012 "Turning weakness into strength, the key to success", Lomu Moala More...
02.03.2012 Sri Lanka's Anusha Kodituwakku gets visitors during Road to London More...
01.03.2012 Multi-talented Christy Halbert oversees the women's development in Cardiff More...
28.02.2012 Reaching new levels with interval training More...
25.02.2012 Tonga's Moala reports from Cardiff More...
22.02.2012 Intensity rises as Road to London athletes sweat it out More...
21.02.2012 Boxers put through their paces in Cardiff More...
20.02.2012 Road to London begins More...


 

AIBA - 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES QUALIFICATION SUMMARY

ORIGINAL QUOTAS

Olympic Qualification System per Continent and by Weight Category
WEIGHT CATEGORY AFRICA AMERICA ASIA EUROPE OCEANIA TOTAL
46 - 49 kg 6 4 (1) 6 8 1 26
52 kg 6 4 (1) 6 8 1 26
56 kg 6 6 6 9 1 28
60 kg 6 6 6 (1) 8 1 28
64 kg 6 6 6 8 (1) 1 28
69 kg 6 6 6 (1) 8 1 28
75 kg 5 6 7 9 1 28
81 kg 5 6 7 6 (1) 1 26
91 kg 2 (1) 4 2 6 1 16
91+ kg 2 (1) 4 2 6 1 16
TOTAL 52 54 56 78 10 250
( ) Tripartite Selection Quota

WSB QUALIFICATION

(5 Places)
   
WEIGHT CATEGORY CONTINENT PLACES
81 kg Africa 1
56 kg Asia 1
60 kg Europe 1
75 kg Europe 1
91 kg Europe 1

1ST OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION EVENT - WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

AIBA World Boxing Championships Baku 2011 (91 Places)
WEIGHT CATEGORY AFRICA AMERICA ASIA EUROPE OCEANIA TOTAL
46 - 49 kg   1 6 3   10
52 kg   2 2 5**   9
56 kg 1 2 2 5   10
60 kg   2 5 3   10
64 kg   1 2 7   10
69 kg   1 3 6   10
75 kg   1 2 7   10
81 kg   2 4 3 1 10
91 kg   1 1 4   6
91+ kg   1 1 4   6
TOTAL 1 14 28 46 1 91
** Both England and Wales boxers qualified but only one boxer will be chosen. Thus, the total qualified boxers are reduced to 91 boxers instead of 92 boxers

REMAINING QUOTAS PER CONTINENT BY EACH WEIGHT CATEGORY

WEIGHT CATEGORY AFRICA AMERICA ASIA EUROPE OCEANIA TOTAL
46 - 49 kg 6 3 1 4 1 15
52 kg 6 2 4 3 1 16
56 kg 5 4 3 4 1 17
60 kg 6 4 1 4 1 16
64 kg 6 5 4 1 1 17
69 kg 6 5 3 2 1 17
75 kg 5 5 4 2 1 17
81 kg 4 4 3 3 0 14
91 kg 2 3 1 1 1 8
91+ kg 2 3 1 2 1 9
TOTAL 48 38 25 26 9 146

SUMMARY

 
Total Quotas for Men 250
WSB Selection Quotas 5
World Championships 91
Remaining Quotas per Continent 146
Tripartite Selection Quotas 8