NEW RULES

Rule Changes Regarding Weight Changes and Rounds goes in to effect Sept. 1, 2010
The AIBA Executive Committee adopted changes to the AIBA Technical and Competition Rules at its meeting in Xiamen, China. The changes were made to increase the safety and protection of boxers.
Below is a summary of the modifications to the AIBA Technical and Competition Rules:
Weight Classification:
Elite & Youth Boxers:
Male – 10 weight classifications
46kg – 49kg, 52kg, 56kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg, 91kg, 91+kg
Elite & Youth Boxers:
Female – 10 weight classifications
45kg – 48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg, 81+kg
As previously announced, three weight divisions have been fixed for Women’s Boxing at the 2012 Olympic Games: 48-51kg, 57-60kg, 69-75kg
Duration and number of rounds:
Elite & Youth Male – 3 rounds of 3 minutes each
Elite & Youth Female – 4 rounds of 2 minutes each
Junior Male & Female – 3 rounds of 2 minutes each
For all above, the rest time between rounds is one (1) minute.

2012-07-30T17:17:25+00:00