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European boxing qualifier suspended, all results to be valid when the competition resumes

17/03/2020

When it resumes, the European qualifier will pick up from where it was suspended. The official draw, conducted in London on 13 March 2020, and the competition schedule that resulted from this draw, will remain valid and will apply when the event resumes.

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IOC Boxing Task Force suspends European qualifier in London and all remaining events until May

16/03/2020

The IOC Boxing Task Force has decided to suspend the current Boxing Road to Tokyo European qualifier in London and the subsequent Americas and final world qualifiers

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Great Britain’s Peter McGrail: “The quota is a proud moment for my family and my gym”

16/03/2020

Sixteen European boxers qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and Great Britain earned two quota places. One of them was achieved by Great Britain’s European Champion Peter McGrail at the men’s featherweight (57kg) who accomplished his minimum target, the quota for Tokyo.

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A bittersweet day 3: 16 quota places awarded for Tokyo 2020 but Olympic boxing qualifiers suspended from Tuesday

16/03/2020

It was an extremely long day in London’s Copper Box Arena, and there was a strange feeling in the air as all the fights took place behind closed doors. But the action did play out as scheduled – 55 bouts across five weight categories: women’s fly (48 – 51kg), men’s fly (48 – 52kg), men’s feather (52 – 57 kg), men’s welter (63 – 69kg) and men’s middle (69 – 75kg).

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London’s LOC Statement on Boxing Road to Tokyo Qualifier

15/03/2020

From Monday 16 March 2020 the European qualifier in London will take place behind closed doors.

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A busy second day at the Copper Box Arena: 50 preliminary bouts in 5 weight categories take place at the European Boxing Olympic Qualifier in London

15/03/2020

A total of 50 bouts took place on Day 2 of the Boxing Road to Tokyo European Olympic Qualifier. The English capital is the stage where 318 athletes (219 men and 99 women) from 43 countries are competing for 77 Olympic quota places in 13 weight categories (eight men’s and five women’s events).

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Boxing Road to Tokyo European Qualifier starts in London: 35 inaugural bouts at the Copper Box Arena

14/03/2020

The Boxing Road to Tokyo European qualifying event, which will see 318 athletes from 43 countries competing for 77 Olympic quota places in 13 weight categories (eight men’s and five women’s events), kicked-off at the Copper Box Arena in East London.

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GB Boxing team targets Tokyo 2020 as Olympic boxing returns to London

13/03/2020

Yesterday has been a great opportunity for the national media (among them also BBC and Sky Sport) to meet the 13 members of the GB Boxing Team (10 from England and 3 from Wales) that arrived this morning at the Arena and has been available for interviews and photos.

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Boxing Road to Tokyo Americas qualifying event in Buenos Aires suspended

11/03/2020

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and recent measures taken by the Argentinian government, the event has been suspended

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European qualifying event: Over 300 boxers competing for 77 Olympic quota places in London

08/03/2020

The third stage of the Boxing Road to Tokyo series, the European qualifying event, will take place in London, Great Britain, from 14 to 24 March…

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Boxing legend Klitschko announced as “IOC Boxing Task Force Champion”

19/02/2020

The super-heavyweight legend will join the BTF along with the 10 Athlete Ambassadors in an effort to promote the athletes’ voice by engaging with the athletes face-to-face at the competition venues as well as through digital channels

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Follow the action at the Boxing Road to Tokyo Qualifying Events

12/02/2020

There are multiple ways to follow the action and join the conversation online: Athlete365/Boxing Corner, Olympic Channel’s live streaming and extensive social media coverage.

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Boxing Road to Tokyo: Overview

12/02/2020

The Tokyo 2020 tournament will feature 286 boxers (186 men, 100 women) competing in 13 weight classes (eight for men, five for women). After the African Qualifying Event about to start in Dakar, three additional continental Qualifying Events will follow.

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