Boxing at the Summer Olympics

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Boxing at the Summer Olympics
Boxing pictogram.svg
Governing body AIBA (suspended)
IOC (only 2020)
Events13 (men: 8; women: 5)
Games

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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Summary

GamesYearEventsBest Nation
1
2
3 1904 7US flag 45 stars.svg  United States
4 1908 5Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
5
6
7 1920 8US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
8 1924 8US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
9 1928 8Flag of Italy (1861-1946).svg  Italy
10 1932 8Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
11 1936 8Flag of the German Reich (1935-1945).svg  Germany
12
13
14 1948 8Flag of South Africa (1928-1994).svg  South Africa
15 1952 10US flag 48 stars.svg  United States
16 1956 10Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
17 1960 10Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
18 1964 10Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
19 1968 11Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union
20 1972 11Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
GamesYearEventsBest Nation
21 1976 11Flag of the United States.svg  United States
22 1980 11Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
23 1984 12Flag of the United States.svg  United States
24 1988 12Flag of the United States.svg  United States
25 1992 12Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
26 1996 12Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
27 2000 12Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
28 2004 11Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
29 2008 11Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
30 2012 13Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain
31 2016 13Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan
32 2020 13Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba

Events

The boxing competition is organized as a set of tournaments, one for each weight class. The number of weight classes has changed over the years (currently 8 for men and 5 for women), and the definition of each class has changed several times, as shown in the following table. Until 1936, weights were measured in pounds, and from 1948 onwards, weights were measured in kilograms.

From the 2016 Summer Olympics, male athletes no longer have to wear protective headgear in competition, due to a ruling by the AIBA and the IOC that it contributes to greater concussion risk. Female athletes will continue to wear the headgear, due to "lack of data" on the effectiveness of it on women. [1]

Men's weight classes
1904 [lower-alpha 1] 19081920–193619481952–19641968–19801984–20002004–2008 [2] 2012–2016 [3] 2020 [4]
Heavyweight
+158 lb
(+71.7 kg)
Heavyweight
+175 lb
(+79.4 kg)
Heavyweight
+80 kg
Heavyweight
+81 kg
Super-Heavyweight
+91 kg
Heavyweight
81–91 kg
Light-Heavyweight
75–81 kg
Light-Heavyweight
73–80 kg
Light-Heavyweight
160–175 lb
(72.6–79.4 kg)
Middleweight
71–75 kg
Middleweight
69–75 kg
Middleweight
67–73 kg
Middleweight
147–160 lb
(66.7–72.6 kg)
Middleweight
145–158 lb
(65.8–71.7 kg)
Middleweight
140–158 lb
(63.5–71.7 kg)
Light-Middleweight
67–71 kg
Welterweight
64–69 kg
Welterweight
63–69 kg
Welterweight
62–67 kg
Welterweight
63.5–67 kg
Welterweight
135–147 lb
(61.2–66.7 kg)
Welterweight
135–145 lb
(61.2–65.8 kg)
Light-Welterweight
60–64 kg
Lightweight
126–140 lb
(57.2–63.5 kg)
Light-Welterweight
60–63.5 kg
Lightweight
57–63 kg
Lightweight
58–62 kg
Lightweight
125–135 lb
(56.7–61.2 kg)
Lightweight
126–135 lb
(57.2–61.2 kg)
Lightweight
57–60 kg
Lightweight
56–60 kg
Featherweight
54–58 kg
Featherweight
116–126 lb
(52.6–57.2 kg)
Featherweight
118 [lower-alpha 2] –126 lb
(53.5–57.2 kg)
Featherweight
54–57 kg
Featherweight
52–57 kg
Featherweight
115–125 lb
(52.2–56.7 kg)
Bantamweight
52–56 kg
Bantamweight
51–54 kg
Bantamweight
112–118 [lower-alpha 2] lb
(50.8–53.5 kg)
Bantamweight
–116 lb
(-52.6 kg)
Bantamweight
105–115 lb
(47.6–52.2 kg)
Flyweight
49–52 kg
Flyweight
48–52 kg
Flyweight
-51 kg
Flyweight
48–51 kg
Flyweight
–112 lb
(-50.8 kg)
Light-Flyweight
46–49 kg
Light-Flyweight
-48 kg
Flyweight
–105 lb
(-47.6 kg)
758810111211108
Women's weight classes
19042012–20162020
deomonstration boutMiddleweight
69–75 kg
Welterweight
64–69 kg
Lightweight
57–60 kg
Featherweight
54–57 kg
Flyweight
48–51 kg
N/A35

Medal table

The following table is ranked by the number of golds, then silvers, then bronzes. Until 1948, losing semi-finalists held a bronze medal playoff; since 1952, both losing semi-finalists have received bronze medals.

As of the 2020 Summer Olympics.
RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)502741118
2Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)41191878
3Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)20152762
4Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)15151848
5Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)14191851
6Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)1051530
7Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)102820
8Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)892643
9Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina  (ARG)771024
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)771024
11Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)691126
12Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)64919
13Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria  (BUL)55919
14Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan  (UZB)52815
15Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)52613
16Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)491023
17Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland  (IRL)451120
18Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand  (THA)44715
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)44715
20Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea  (KOR)371020
21Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)37717
22Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)35614
23Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)32611
24Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia  (TCH)3126
25Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)3058
26Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico  (MEX)23813
27Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea  (PRK)2338
28Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)2248
29Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)211316
30Flag of Romania.svg  Romania  (ROU)191525
31Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)15612
32Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey  (TUR)1337
33Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  United Team of Germany  (EUA)1326
34Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)1258
35Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia  (MGL)1247
36Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela  (VEN)1236
37Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)1225
38Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)1157
39Russian Olympic Committee flag.svg  ROC 1146
40Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)1124
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL)1124
42Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria  (ALG)1056
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany  (FRG)1056
44Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic  (DOM)1012
45Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines  (PHI)06511
46Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)05611
47Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR)0336
48Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda  (UGA)0314
49Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)0224
50Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus  (BLR)0202
51Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan  (AZE)0189
52Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico  (PUR)0156
53Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)0145
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia  (COL)0145
55Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt  (EGY)0134
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana  (GHA)0134
57Flag of Chile.svg  Chile  (CHI)0123
58Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon  (CMR)0112
Olympic flag.svg  Unified Team  (EUN)0112
60Flag of Australasian team for Olympic games.svg  Australasia  (ANZ)0101
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)0101
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia  (EST)0101
Flag of Tonga.svg  Tonga  (TGA)0101
64Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco  (MAR)0044
65Flag of India.svg  India  (IND)0033
66Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia  (ARM)0022
Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova  (MDA)0022
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia  (TUN)0022
69Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda  (BER)0011
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei  (TPE)0011
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia  (CRO)0011
Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia  (GEO)0011
Flag of Guyana.svg  Guyana  (GUY)0011
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania  (LTU)0011
Flag of Mauritius.svg  Mauritius  (MRI)0011
Flag of Niger.svg  Niger  (NIG)0011
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan  (PAK)0011
Flag of Syria.svg  Syria  (SYR)0011
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan  (TJK)0011
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay  (URU)0011
Flag of Zambia.svg  Zambia  (ZAM)0011
Totals (81 nations)2662664711003

Nations

Nation9600 04 08 12 20 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 12 16 20 Years
Flag of Afghanistan.svg  Afghanistan  (AFG)   3113
Flag of Algeria.svg  Algeria  (ALG)   21276867778812
Flag of American Samoa.svg  American Samoa  (ASA)   2213
Flag of Andorra.svg  Andorra  (AND)   11
Flag of Angola.svg  Angola  (ANG)   3313
Flag of Antigua and Barbuda.svg  Antigua and Barbuda  (ANT)   21
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina  (ARG)   11088881010101085364357112622
Flag of Armenia.svg  Armenia  (ARM)   4314156
Flag of Aruba.svg  Aruba  (ARU)   21
Flag of Australasian team for Olympic games.svg  Australasia  (ANZ)  1 1
Flag of Australia.svg  Australia  (AUS)   3375910104442546899911320
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria  (AUT)   3165415321212114
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan  (AZE)   25928116
Flag of the Bahamas.svg  Bahamas  (BAH)   23114
Flag of Barbados.svg  Barbados  (BAR)   222215
Flag of Belarus.svg  Belarus  (BLR)   5164336
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium  (BEL)   13106885141110
Flag of Belize.svg  Belize  (BIZ)   11
Flag of Benin.svg  Benin  (BEN)   27314
Flag of Bermuda.svg  Bermuda  (BER)   1213
Flag of Bolivia.svg  Bolivia  (BOL)   11
Flag of Botswana.svg  Botswana  (BOT)   21112217
Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil  (BRA)   36253224434665610917
Flag of Bulgaria.svg  Bulgaria  (BUL)   426699111111763524316
Flag of Burkina Faso.svg  Burkina Faso  (BUR)   2113
Flag of Cambodia.svg  Cambodia  (CAM)   412
Flag of Cameroon.svg  Cameroon  (CMR)   4346442335411
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada  (CAN)   8977477644459101010117513322
Flag of Cape Verde.svg  Cape Verde  (CPV)   112
Flag of the Central African Republic.svg  Central African Republic  (CAF)   22114
Flag of Chad.svg  Chad  (CHA)   11
Flag of Chile.svg  Chile  (CHI)   4445334631111
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China  (CHN)   24336109118
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei  (TPE)   1273122129
Flag of Colombia.svg  Colombia  (COL)   7552343553511
Flag of the Republic of the Congo.svg  Republic of the Congo  (CGO)   31
Flag of the Cook Islands.svg  Cook Islands  (COK)   31
Flag of Costa Rica.svg  Costa Rica  (CRC)   212
Flag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast  (CIV)   3323
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia  (CRO)   112225
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba  (CUB)   1611111111121212111081013
Flag of Czechoslovakia.svg  Czechoslovakia  (TCH)   38555355233412
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Czech Republic  (CZE)   4213
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark  (DEN)  2 128628653542333542119
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic  (DOM)   26165663563212
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg  Democratic Republic of the Congo  (COD)   651115
Flag of East Germany.svg  East Germany  (GDR)   88810115
Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador  (ECU)   2131213749
Flag of Egypt.svg  Egypt  (EGY)   1457856364347635417
Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador  (ESA)   21
Flag of Estonia.svg  Estonia  (EST)   1123
Flag of Ethiopia.svg  Ethiopia  (ETH)   34682227
Flag of the Federated States of Micronesia.svg  Federated States of Micronesia  (FSM)   11
Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji  (FIJ)   2213
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland  (FIN)   326610375545553111118
Flag of France.svg  France  (FRA)  7 15168668106846662445786951124
Flag of Gabon.svg  Gabon  (GAB)   121121228
Flag of The Gambia.svg  The Gambia  (GAM)   11
Flag of Georgia.svg  Georgia  (GEO)   52224
Flag of Germany.svg  Germany  (GER)   888101288444611
Flag of Ghana.svg  Ghana  (GHA)   67766452463112
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Great Britain  (GBR)  32 161683881071089979128102217101224
Flag of Greece.svg  Greece  (GRE)   1212343211236214
Flag of Grenada.svg  Grenada  (GRN)   4413
Flag of Guam.svg  Guam  (GUM)   11
Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala  (GUA)   211215
Flag of Guinea.svg  Guinea  (GUI)   32114
Flag of Guyana.svg  Guyana  (GUY)   122433218
Flag of Haiti.svg  Haiti  (HAI)   31114
Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras  (HON)   22114
Flag of Hong Kong.svg  Hong Kong  (HKG)   21
Flag of Hungary.svg  Hungary  (HUN)   14266926566899853553221
Flag of India.svg  India  (IND)   7432323534458314
Olympic flag.svg  Independent Olympic Athletes  (IOA)   11
Flag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia  (INA)   3223224219
Flag of Iran.svg  Iran  (IRI)   864556543134113
Flag of Iraq.svg  Iraq  (IRQ)   2273321119
Flag of Ireland.svg  Ireland  (IRL)   784887105665767641156821
Flag of Israel.svg  Israel  (ISR)   2313
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy  (ITA)   516788810810101186477556667723
Flag of Jamaica.svg  Jamaica  (JAM)   1231334239
Flag of Japan.svg  Japan  (JPN)   255235944677432124219
Flag of Jordan.svg  Jordan  (JOR)   2123
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan  (KAZ)   8781011126
Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya  (KEN)   548101255442311
Flag of Kuwait.svg  Kuwait  (KUW)   31
Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg  Kyrgyzstan  (KGZ)   352115
Flag of Laos.svg  Laos  (LAO)   6213
Flag of Latvia.svg  Latvia  (LAT)   1113
Flag of Lebanon.svg  Lebanon  (LIB)   1112136
Flag of Lesotho.svg  Lesotho  (LES)   232125
Flag of Liberia.svg  Liberia  (LBR)   41
Flag of Lithuania.svg  Lithuania  (LTU)   241223228
Flag of Luxembourg.svg  Luxembourg  (LUX)   6554456
Flag of Madagascar.svg  Madagascar  (MAD)   33211117
Flag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia  (MAS)   212
Flag of Malawi.svg  Malawi  (MAW)   3673
Flag of Mali.svg  Mali  (MLI)   11114
Flag of Mauritius.svg  Mauritius  (MRI)   13312227
Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico  (MEX)   46413351183466486532620
Flag of Moldova.svg  Moldova  (MDA)   212215
Flag of Mongolia.svg  Mongolia  (MGL)   9677631144611
Flag of Montenegro.svg  Montenegro  (MNE)   112
Flag of Morocco.svg  Morocco  (MAR)   725354776571081014
Flag of Mozambique.svg  Mozambique  (MOZ)   3113
Flag of Myanmar.svg  Myanmar  (MYA)   234332218
Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia  (NAM)   12123227
Flag of Nepal.svg  Nepal  (NEP)   43354
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands  (NED)   8968653422225314
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand  (NZL)   12331222223111215
Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua  (NCA)   32123217
Flag of Niger.svg  Niger  (NIG)   1242316
Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria  (NGR)   4456867945743114
Flag of North Korea.svg  North Korea  (PRK)   2366212129
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway  (NOR)   149564421431112
Flag of Oman.svg  Oman  (OMA)   21
Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan  (PAK)   346442242444513
Flag of Panama.svg  Panama  (PAN)   12114
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg  Papua New Guinea  (PNG)   2254116
Flag of Paraguay.svg  Paraguay  (PAR)   222
Flag of Peru.svg  Peru  (PER)   32214
Flag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines  (PHI)   4555516543366544112423
Flag of Poland.svg  Poland  (POL)   54761091010111111117845321220
Flag of Portugal.svg  Portugal  (POR)   11
Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico  (PUR)   331661031110875555116
Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar  (QAT)   21
Flag of the Republic of China.svg  Republic of China  (ROC)   21
Flag of Rhodesia.svg  Rhodesia  (RHO)   2413
Flag of Romania.svg  Romania  (ROU)   4104999111111625610322118
Flag of Russia.svg  Russia  (RUS)   912111110116
Flag of Saar (1947-1956).svg  Saar  (SAA)   31
Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa  (SAM)   4732116
Flag of Senegal.svg  Senegal  (SEN)   4113
Flag of Serbia.svg  Serbia  (SRB)   11
Flag of Serbia and Montenegro.svg  Serbia and Montenegro  (SCG)   11
Flag of Seychelles.svg  Seychelles  (SEY)   24231117
Flag of Sierra Leone.svg  Sierra Leone  (SLE)   1222116
Flag of Singapore.svg  Singapore  (SIN)   11
Flag of Slovakia.svg  Slovakia  (SVK)   21
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa  (RSA)   74656887825331215
Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea  (KOR)   34568766912119975216
Flag of South Yemen.svg  South Yemen  (YMD)   21
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg  Solomon Islands  (SOL)   11
Flag of the Soviet Union.svg  Soviet Union  (URS)   1010101011111111129
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain  (ESP)   768846554571112216
Flag of Sri Lanka.svg  Sri Lanka  (SRI)   42222117
Flag of Sudan.svg  Sudan  (SUD)   335455
Flag of Swaziland.svg  Swaziland  (SWZ)   321115
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden  (SWE)   5834473222366636123120
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland  (SUI)   1784662139
Flag of Syria.svg  Syria  (SYR)   82322117
Flag of Tajikistan.svg  Tajikistan  (TJK)   113415
Flag of Tanzania.svg  Tanzania  (TAN)   189645218
Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand  (THA)   54537556669683415
Flag of Togo.svg  Togo  (TOG)   2333
Flag of Tonga.svg  Tonga  (TGA)   73214
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago  (TRI)   21114
Flag of Tunisia.svg  Tunisia  (TUN)   524313345555213
Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey  (TUR)   67364189756612
Flag of Turkmenistan.svg  Turkmenistan  (TKM)   121215
Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda  (UGA)   6588711932451213
Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine  (UKR)   71167756
Olympic flag.svg  Unified Team  (EUN)   121
Flag of the German Olympic Team (1960-1968).svg  United Team of Germany  (EUA)   810103
Flag of the United Arab Republic.svg  United Arab Republic  (UAR)   41
Flag of the United States.svg  United States  (USA)  18 16168888108101011111112111212129812823
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay  (URU)   57823141112212
Flag of Uzbekistan.svg  Uzbekistan  (UZB)   710976116
Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu  (VAN)   112
Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela  (VEN)   5234710936324763816
Flag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam  (VIE)   222
Flag of the United States Virgin Islands.svg  Virgin Islands  (ISV)   12121217
Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany  (FRG)   896865
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia.svg  Yugoslavia  (YUG)   345379778
Flag of Zambia.svg  Zambia  (ZAM)   244897442231113
Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe  (ZIM)   3323
No. of nations--14-12272918313943345456658054518110678977572777774
No. of boxers--1842-11618114485179205249161281269307354266271354432336355307280283283286
Year9600 04 08 12 20 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 96 00 04 08 12 16 20

See also

Notes

  1. Boxers were allowed to compete in multiple weight classes in 1904, as long as they were not over the maximum weight for each class.
  2. 1 2 The division between Bantamweight and Featherweight was moved from 118 lb to 119 lb for 1932–1936.

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The boxing tournaments at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro took place from 6 to 21 August 2016 at the Pavilion 6 of Riocentro. However, boxing at the games was overshadowed with controversy after there were doubts raised that results in certain bouts had been manipulated. These concerns were upheld in a report published in 2021.

Boxing at the 2020 Summer Olympics Boxing events at the 2020 Summer Olympics

The boxing tournaments at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo took place from 24 July to 8 August 2021 at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan. Thirteen events were staged, the same number as in London in 2012 and Rio de Janeiro in 2016. However, for the first time since the London Games, the programme has been updated, with the number of men's events reduced by two and the number of women's events increased by the same number.

Boxing at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics was held from 23 to 27 August 2014 at the Nanjing International Expo Center in Nanjing, China. For the first time three female boxing events took place at the Youth Olympics.

Boxing competitions at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto were held from July 18 to 25 at the General Motors Centre in Oshawa. Due to naming rights the arena was known as the latter for the duration of the games. A total of thirteen boxing events will be held: ten for men and three for women.

Mongolia at the 2016 Summer Olympics Sporting event delegation

Mongolia competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. Since the nation made its debut in 1964, Mongolian athletes had appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games, with the exception of the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, because of its partial support to the Soviet boycott.

Morocco at the 2016 Summer Olympics Sporting event delegation

Morocco competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. This was the nation's fourteenth appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Kenya at the 2016 Summer Olympics Sporting event delegation

Kenya competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. This was the nation's fourteenth appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Algeria at the 2016 Summer Olympics Sporting event delegation

Algeria competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. Since the nation's debut in 1964, Algerian athletes had appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympic Games, but did not attend the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, because of the African boycott.

Kyrgyzstan at the 2016 Summer Olympics Sporting event delegation

Kyrgyzstan competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. This was the nation's sixth consecutive appearance at the Olympics in the post-Soviet era.

Cameroon at the 2016 Summer Olympics Sporting event delegation

Cameroon competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 to 21 August 2016. It was the nation's fourteenth consecutive appearance at the Summer Olympics.

Boxing at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Mens light heavyweight Olympic boxing event

The men's light heavyweight boxing event at the 2020 Summer Olympics is scheduled to take place between 25 July and 4 August 2021 at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan. 22 boxers from 22 nations are expected to compete.

Boxing at the 2020 Summer Olympics – Womens lightweight Olympic boxing event

The women's lightweight boxing event at the 2020 Summer Olympics took place between 27 July and 8 August 2021 at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan. 20 boxers from 20 nations competed.

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