AIBA World Boxing Championships

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AIBA World Boxing Championships
Statusactive
Genresports event
Date(s)varying
Frequencybiennial
Location(s)various
Inaugurated1974 (1974) (men)
2001 (2001) (women)
Organised by AIBA

The AIBA World Boxing Championships and the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships are biennial amateur boxing competitions organised by the International Boxing Association (AIBA), which is the sport governing body. [1] [2] Alongside the Olympic boxing programme, it is the highest level of competition for the sport. The championships was first held in 1974 Havana, Cuba as a men's only event and the first women's championships was held over 25 years later in 2001. [3]

Amateur boxing boxing by non-professionals

Amateur boxing is a variant of boxing practised at the collegiate level, at the Olympic Games, Pan American Games and Commonwealth Games, as well as many associations.

International Boxing Association (amateur) international amateur boxing governing body

The International Boxing Association or AIBA, originally the Association Internationale de Boxe Amateur, is a sport organization that sanctions amateur (Olympic-style) boxing matches and awards world and subordinate championships. Recently, AIBA has been trying to build its own semi-professional version of boxing, where boxers would retain their Olympic eligibility, through the team tournament league known as World Series of Boxing and AIBA Pro Boxing.

Boxing at the Summer Olympics Boxing competitions

Boxing has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since its introduction to the program at the 1904 Summer Olympics, except for the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, because Swedish law banned the sport at the time. The 2008 Summer Olympics were the final games with boxing as a male only event. Since the 2012 Summer Olympics, women's boxing is part of the program.

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The men's and women's competitions are held separately and since 2006 the biennial championships have been held in alternating years. The number of weight categories was reduced from twelve to eleven in 2003 with the removal of the light middleweight division (−71 kg). In 2011 the weight categories went down to ten with the removal of the featherweight division (−57 kg). In 2019 the weight categories went down to eight with the removal of the light flyweight division (−49 kg) and including of the featherweight division (−57 kg) instead of bantamweight division (−56 kg) and lightweight division (−60 kg).

Light middleweight, also known as super welterweight or junior middleweight, is a weight class in combat sports.

Featherweight is a weight class in the combat sports of boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, and Greco-Roman wrestling.

Light flyweight, also known as junior flyweight or super strawweight, is a weight class in boxing.

Men's editions

Cuban Felix Savon is the most successful boxer in the World Amateur Boxing Championships (Men's editions) of all time having won 6 gold medals as a heavyweight. Bundesarchiv Bild 183-1987-0319-022, Michael Ernsz, Felix Savon.jpg
Cuban Felix Savon is the most successful boxer in the World Amateur Boxing Championships (Men's editions) of all time having won 6 gold medals as a heavyweight.

As of 2019, weight classes for the men include [4] :

Flyweight is a weight class in combat sports.

Light welterweight, also known as junior welterweight or super lightweight, is a weight class in combat sports.

Welterweight is a weight class in combat sports. Originally the term "welterweight" was used only in boxing, but other combat sports like Muay Thai, taekwondo, and mixed martial arts also use it for their own weight division system to classify the opponents. In most sports that use it, welterweight is heavier than lightweight but lighter than middleweight.

NumberYearHostDatesVenueEvents
1 1974 Flag of Cuba.svg Havana, Cuba 17–30 August Coliseo de la Ciudad Deportiva 11
2 1978 Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg Belgrade, Yugoslavia 6–20 May Pionir Sports Hall [5] 11
3 1982 Flag of Germany.svg Munich, West Germany 4–15 May Olympiahalle [6] 12
4 1986 Flag of the United States.svg Reno, United States 8–18 May Reno-Sparks Convention Center 12
5 1989 Flag of the Soviet Union.svg Moscow, Soviet Union 17 September – 1 October Olympic Stadium 12
6 1991 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Sydney, Australia 14–23 November State Sports Centre [7] 12
7 1993 Flag of Finland.svg Tampere, Finland 7–16 May Tampere Ice Stadium 12
8 1995 Flag of Germany.svg Berlin, Germany 4–15 May Deutschlandhalle 12
9 1997 Flag of Hungary.svg Budapest, Hungary 18–26 OctoberBudapest Sportcsarnok12
10 1999 Flag of the United States.svg Houston, United States 15–29 August George R. Brown Convention Center 12
11 2001 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Belfast, United Kingdom 3–10 June Odyssey Arena 12
12 2003 Flag of Thailand.svg Bangkok, Thailand 6–13 July Nimibutr Stadium 11
13 2005 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Mianyang, China 13–20 NovemberJiu Zhou Gymnasium11
14 2007 Flag of the United States.svg Chicago, United States 23 October – 3 November UIC Pavilion 11
15 2009 Flag of Italy.svg Milan, Italy 1–12 September Mediolanum Forum 11
16 2011 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Baku, Azerbaijan 22 September – 10 October Heydar Aliyev Sports 10
17 2013 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Almaty, Kazakhstan 14–26 October Baluan Sholak Sports Palace 10
18 2015 Flag of Qatar.svg Doha, Qatar 5–18 October Ali Bin Hamad al-Attiyah Arena 10
19 2017 Flag of Germany.svg Hamburg, Germany 25 August – 3 September Alsterdorfer Sporthalle 10
20 2019 Flag of Russia.svg Yekaterinburg, Russia 7–21 SeptemberEkaterinburg Expo8
21 2021 Flag of India.svg New Delhi, India TBD8
22 2023 Flag of Colombia.svg Bogota, Colombia TBD8

All-time medal table (1974–2019)

Updated after Day 14 of the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships.

The 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships are held in Yekaterinburg, Russia from 9 to 21 September 2019.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 763426136
2Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 23212266
3Flag of the United States.svg  United States 16101945
4Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union 15111743
5Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 11122144
6Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 881935
7Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 751729
8Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan 6131837
9Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 6121129
10Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 64919
11Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 621422
12Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 462535
13Flag of France.svg  France 461424
14Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 31913
15Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 31610
16Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 231116
17Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 23813
18Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico 2136
19Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany 181524
20Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg  Yugoslavia 161017
21Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia 14611
22Flag of England.svg  England 13913
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 13913
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 13913
25Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 1359
26Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia 1168
27Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1157
28Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia 1146
29Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 1135
30Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya 1102
31Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco 1023
32Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda 1012
33Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela 05611
34Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 0325
35Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 0268
36Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 0257
37Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines 0235
38Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria 0224
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 0224
40Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 0145
41Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania 0134
42Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 0123
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 0123
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 0123
45Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 0112
46Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany 0066
47Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 0055
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 0055
Flag of India.svg  India 0055
50Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 0044
51Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic 0033
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan 0033
53Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 0022
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro (1992-2006).svg  Serbia and Montenegro 0022
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia 0022
56Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon 0011
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 0011
Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica 0011
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czechoslovakia 0011
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 0011
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic 0011
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador 0011
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana 0011
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 0011
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico 0011
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 0011
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 0011
Flag of Panama.svg  Panama 0011
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 0011
Totals (69 nations)214212444870
Note

Luis Román Rolón is a retired boxer from Puerto Rico, who competed in the bantamweight division. As an amateur he won the silver medal at the 1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Reno. Later he was disqualified after failing a drug test.

Loren "The Boss" Ross in Nashville, Tennessee) is a former professional heavyweight boxer.

The Men's 1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships were held in Reno, United States from May 8 to 18. The fourth edition of this competition, held two years before the Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, was organised by the world governing body for amateur boxing AIBA.

Multiple gold medalists

Boldface denotes active amateur boxers and highest medal count among all boxers (including these who not included in these tables) per type.

RankBoxerCountryWeightsFromToGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Félix Savón Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 91 kg19861999617
2 Juan Hernández Sierra Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 67 kg19911999415
Julio César La Cruz Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 81 kg20112019415
4 Lázaro Álvarez Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 56 kg / 60 kg20112017314
Serafim Todorov Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 54 kg / 57 kg19891995314
Zou Shiming Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 48 kg / 49 kg20032011314
7 Francisc Vaștag Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 67 kg / 71 kg19891995314
8 Roberto Balado Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba +91 kg1989199333
Adolfo Horta Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 54 kg / 57 kg / 60 kg1978198633
Mario Kindelán Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 60 kg1999200333
Magomedrasul Majidov Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan +91 kg2011201733
Odlanier Solís Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 91 kg / +91 kg2001200533
Teófilo Stevenson Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba +81 kg / +91 kg1974198633

Women's editions

As of 2018, weight classes for women are as follows [4] :

NumberYearHostDatesVenueEvents
1 2001 Flag of the United States.svg Scranton, United States 24 November – 2 December12
2 2002 Flag of Turkey.svg Antalya, Turkey 21–27 October12
3 2005 Flag of Russia.svg Podolsk, Russia 26 September – 2 October Vityaz Ice Palace 13
4 2006 Flag of India.svg New Delhi, India 18–23 November Talkatora Indoor Stadium 13
5 2008 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Ningbo, China 22–29 NovemberNingbo Sports Center13
6 2010 Flag of Barbados.svg Bridgetown, Barbados 10–18 September Garfield Sobers Gymnasium 10
7 2012 Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Qinhuangdao, China 21 May – 3 June10
8 2014 Flag of South Korea.svg Jeju City, South Korea 13–25 NovemberHalla Gymnasium10
9 2016 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Astana, Kazakhstan 19–27 May10
10 2018 Flag of India.svg New Delhi, India 15–24 NovemberKD Jadav Indoor Stadium10
11 2019 Flag of Russia.svg Ulan-Ude, Russia 3–13 October10
12 2020 Flag of Colombia.svg Bogotá, Colombia TBD10

All-time medal table (2001–2018)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 21102354
2Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 17121746
3Flag of India.svg  India 971632
4Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea 87924
5Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 721625
6Flag of the United States.svg  United States 692035
7Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 6118
8Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 561324
9Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 54716
10Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 43310
11Flag of France.svg  France 42410
12Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 371020
13Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 351119
14Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 32611
15Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 2013
16Flag of England.svg  England 1629
17Flag of Romania.svg  Romania 14813
18Flag of Poland.svg  Poland 13610
19Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines 12710
20Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria 1225
21Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus 1113
22Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 1023
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany 1023
24Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain 1012
25Flag of Panama.svg  Panama 1001
26Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 0314
27Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 0246
28Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 0235
29Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 0224
30Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 0213
31Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 0156
32Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 0134
33Flag of Greece.svg  Greece 0123
34Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia 0101
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica 0101
Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 0101
37Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 0033
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 0033
39Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt 0022
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 0022
41Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova 0011
Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia 0011
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 0011
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan 0011
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia 0011
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 0011
Totals (46 nations)113112225450
Notes

Multiple gold medalists

Boldface denotes active boxers and highest medal count among all boxers (including these who are not included in these tables) per type. In 2018, Mary Kom defeated Ukrainian boxer Hanna Okhota with a 5–0 win in the 48 kg weight category, she is now tied with Cuban legend Felix Savon’s haul of six golds. [8] [9]

RankBoxerCountryWeightsFromToGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Mary Kom Flag of India.svg  India 48 kg / 45 kg / 46 kg20012018617
2 Katie Taylor Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland 60 kg20062016516
3 Irina Sinetskaya Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 67 kg / 66 kg / 80 kg / +81 kg200120123115
4 Mary Spencer Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 66 kg / 75 kg20052010314
5 Simona Galassi Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 51 kg / 50 kg2001200533
Ren Cancan Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 52 kg / 51 kg2008201233
Yang Xiaoli Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 81 kg / +81 kg2014201833
8 Mária Kovács Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary 90 kg / 86 kg / 75 kg200120102215
9 Ariane Fortin-Brochu Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 70 kg / 75 kg200520142114
Anna Laurell Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 75 kg200120122114
Sofya Ochigava Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 52 kg / 54 kg / 57 kg / 60 kg200520122114

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