AIBA World Boxing Championships Information

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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]

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).

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.

As of 2018, weight classes for the men include [4]:

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

All-time medal table (1974–2017)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Cuba763425135
2  Russia23212165
3  United States16101945
4  Soviet Union15111743
5  Kazakhstan11121740
6  Bulgaria881834
7  Romania751729
8  Uzbekistan6131736
9  Ukraine6121129
10  Azerbaijan64919
11  Italy621422
12  Germany462535
13  France461323
14  China31913
15  Hungary31610
16  Turkey231116
17  South Korea23813
18  Puerto Rico2136
19  East Germany181524
20  Yugoslavia161017
21  Mongolia14510
22  Ireland13913
  Poland13913
24  England13711
25  Thailand1359
26  Armenia1157
27  Brazil1146
  Georgia1146
29  Nigeria1135
30  Kenya1102
31  Morocco1023
32  Uganda1012
33  Venezuela05611
34  Finland0325
35  Belarus0268
36  North Korea0257
37  Philippines0235
38  Algeria0224
  Netherlands0224
40  Canada0145
41  Lithuania0134
42  Argentina0123
  Japan0123
  Wales0123
45  Croatia0112
  Great Britain0112
47  West Germany0066
48  Egypt0055
49  Australia0044
  India0044
  Sweden0044
52  Czech Republic0033
  Tajikistan0033
54  Norway0022
  Serbia and Montenegro0022
  Slovakia0022
57  Cameroon0011
  Colombia0011
  Costa Rica0011
  Czechoslovakia0011
  Denmark0011
  Dominican Republic0011
  Ecuador0011
  Ghana0011
  Mexico0011
  New Zealand0011
  Pakistan0011
  Panama0011
  Spain0011
Totals (69 nations)214213428855

Multiple gold medalists

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

Rank Boxer Country Weights From To Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Félix Savón   Cuba 91 kg 1986 1999 6 1 - 7
2 Juan Hernández Sierra   Cuba 67 kg 1991 1999 4 - 1 5
3 Julio César La Cruz   Cuba 81 kg 2011 2017 4 - - 4
4 Lázaro Álvarez   Cuba 56 kg / 60 kg 2011 2017 3 1 - 4
Serafim Todorov   Bulgaria 54 kg / 57 kg 1989 1995 3 1 - 4
Zou Shiming   China 48 kg / 49 kg 2003 2011 3 1 - 4
7 Francisc Vaștag   Romania 67 kg / 71 kg 1989 1995 3 - 1 4
8 Roberto Balado   Cuba +91 kg 1989 1993 3 - - 3
Adolfo Horta   Cuba 54 kg / 57 kg / 60 kg 1978 1986 3 - - 3
Mario Kindelán   Cuba 60 kg 1999 2003 3 - - 3
Magomedrasul Majidov   Azerbaijan +91 kg 2011 2017 3 - - 3
Odlanier Solís   Cuba 91 kg / +91 kg 2001 2005 3 - - 3
Teófilo Stevenson   Cuba +81 kg / +91 kg 1974 1986 3 - - 3

Women's editions

India's Mary Kom is the most successful boxer in women's boxing having won 6 golds and a silver.

As of 2018, weight classes for the woman include [4]:

Number Year Host Dates Venue
1 2001 United States Scranton, United States November 24 – December 2
2 2002 Turkey Antalya, Turkey October 21–27
3 2005 Russia Podolsk, Russia September 26 – October 2
4 2006 India New Delhi, India November 18–23 Talkatora Indoor Stadium
5 2008 China Ningbo, China November 22–29 Ningbo Sports Center
6 2010 Barbados Bridgetown, Barbados September 10–18 Garfield Sobers Gymnasium
7 2012 China Qinhuangdao, China May 21 – June 3
8 2014 South Korea Jeju City, South Korea November 13–25 Halla Gymnasium
9 2016 Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan May 19–27
10 2018 India New Delhi, India November 15–24 KD Jadav Indoor Stadium
11 2019 Russia Ulan-Ude, Russia TBD
12 2020 Colombia Bogotá, Colombia TBD

All-time medal table (2001–2018)

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia21102354
2  China17121746
3  India971632
4  North Korea87924
5  Canada721625
6  United States692035
7  Ireland6118
8  Turkey561324
9  Kazakhstan54716
10  Italy43310
11  France42410
12  Ukraine371020
13  Hungary351119
14  Sweden32611
15  Chinese Taipei2013
16  England1629
17  Romania14813
18  Poland13610
19  Philippines12710
20  Bulgaria1225
21  Belarus1113
22  Brazil1023
  Germany1023
24  Great Britain1012
25  Panama1001
26  Norway0314
27  Netherlands0246
28  Thailand0235
29  Argentina0224
30  Azerbaijan0213
31  Denmark0156
32  Australia0134
33  Greece0123
34  Colombia0101
  Jamaica0101
   Switzerland0101
37  Finland0033
  Japan0033
39  Egypt0022
  South Korea0022
41  Moldova0011
  Mongolia0011
  New Zealand0011
  Tajikistan0011
  Tunisia0011
  Wales0011
Totals (46 nations)113112225450

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]

Rank Boxer Country Weights From To Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Mary Kom   India 48 kg / 45 kg / 46 kg 2001 2018 6 1 - 7
2 Katie Taylor   Ireland 60 kg 2006 2016 5 - 1 6
3 Irina Sinetskaya   Russia 67 kg / 66 kg / 80 kg / +81 kg 2001 2012 3 1 1 5
4 Mary Spencer   Canada 66 kg / 75 kg 2005 2010 3 - 1 4
5 Simona Galassi   Italy 51 kg / 50 kg 2001 2005 3 - - 3
Ren Cancan   China 52 kg / 51 kg 2008 2012 3 - - 3
Yang Xiaoli   China 81 kg / +81 kg 2014 2018 3 - - 3
8 Mária Kovács   Hungary 90 kg / 86 kg / 75 kg 2001 2010 2 2 1 5
9 Ariane Fortin-Brochu   Canada 70 kg / 75 kg 2005 2014 2 1 1 4
Anna Laurell   Sweden 75 kg 2001 2012 2 1 1 4
Sofya Ochigava   Russia 52 kg / 54 kg / 57 kg / 60 kg 2005 2012 2 1 1 4

See also

References

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  2. ^ "AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships". AIBA.org. International Boxing Association (AIBA). Retrieved 2016-03-27.
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  4. ^ a b "World Rankings, AIBA (weight category wise for men and woman)". AIBA. Retrieved 2018-11-25.
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  6. ^ "Olympiahalle Veranstaltungshöhepunkte". olympiapark.de. Retrieved 2 June 2018.
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