The next stage of Olympic qualification for Paris 2024 got underway this weekend, with 237 boxers from 38 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) taking part in the Asia Qualification Tournament which is part of the of the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.
The boxing competition runs from 24 September – 5 October 2023 and will take place across 13 weight categories – six for women and seven for men. A total of 34 Olympic quota places are at stake.
Updates and results will be posted on World Boxing’s website and social media channels, as well as online at the Boxing Road to Paris website: https://boxing.athlete365.org/boxing-road-to-paris-2024/asia-qualification-tournament/.
The Asia Qualification Tournament is the third of five continental qualifying tournaments for the Paris 2024 Games and the European Games which took place in Poland in June and July and the recently competed Africa Qualification Tournament which was held in Senegal.
Once the 34 Olympics quota places available in Hangzhou have been filled, attention will turn to the 2023 Pan American Games in Santiago, Chile (20 October – 5 November 2023), before switching again to the Oceania Qualification Tournament, which will be part of the 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara in the Soloman Islands (27 November – 2 December 2023).
When all five continental qualifiers have been completed there will be two final World Qualification Tournaments in 2024. The first will take place in Busto Arisizio, on the outskirts of Milan, Italy, (29 February – 12 March 2024) and the second and last Boxing Qualification Tournament will be held in Bangkok, Thailand (23 May – 3 June 2024).
Details of the draw and results of all the action from the Asia Qualification Tournament can be viewed here: https://boxing.athlete365.org/boxing-road-to-paris-2024/asia-qualification-tournament/
Details of the daily schedules and how to watch the action can be viewed at: https://olympics.com/en/news/asian-games-2023-boxing-preview-full-schedule-watch-live
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