1st World Olympic Boxing Qualifying Event – Statistics after the last competition day

The pugilistic pursuit of Olympic glory, Talley Jamar (R) and Aibek Oralbay (B) faced off in the intense battleground of the Boxing Road to Paris 1st World Qualification Tournament. This epic clash unfolded in Busto Arsizio (ITA) on the 11th of March, 2024.

Let’s delve into the intricate statistics of the inaugural World Olympic Boxing Qualifying Event:

  • The assemblage of contenders reached an impressive count of 598 participants.
  • Representing a diverse array of 112 nations, the event showcased a global tapestry of boxing prowess.
  • Noteworthy delegations included South Korea, boasting an impressive 13 boxers, and the formidable squads from Greece, Poland, and Ukraine, each with 12 skilled pugilists.
  • On the flip side, smaller delegations such as Angola, Australia, Austria, Cameroon, Chile, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guinea-Bissau, Kiribati, Lesotho, Monaco, North Macedonia,
  • Qatar, and Tanzania were represented by a solitary boxer each.
  • Across the 13 weight categories, encompassing 6 female and 7 male classes, the competition spanned a total of 9 days.
  • A staggering 551 bouts unfolded during this intense period of pugilistic fervor.
  • Out of the crucible emerged 104 quarter-finalist boxers, each vying for the coveted Olympic slots.

The allocation of quotas for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games was a tale of prowess and tenacity:

  • Nations such as Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan secured an impressive 5 quotas each.
  • Italy claimed 4 quotas, asserting its dominance in the ring.
  • The boxing powerhouses of Poland walked away with 3 quotas.
  • Meanwhile, Colombia, Germany, Great Britain, Norway, and the Philippines earned 2 quotas each.
  • A diverse array of nations, including Azerbaijan, the Boxing Refugee Team, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, France, Hungary, Ireland, Jordan, Kosovo, the Netherlands,
  • Puerto Rico, Serbia, Spain, Chinese Taipei, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, the United States, Venezuela, and Vietnam, clinched 1 quota each.

Quotas were distributed across continents, reflecting the global nature of the sport:

  • Europe, under the banner of EUBC, secured 24 Olympic quotas.
  • Asia, represented by ASBC, claimed 17 Olympic quotas.
  • The Americas, through AMBC, garnered 8 Olympic quotas.
  • In contrast, Africa, under AFBC, and Oceania, represented by OCBC, were yet to secure an Olympic quota.
  • In the wake of this enthralling competition, the boxing world eagerly anticipates the unfolding drama on the grand stage of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

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