2nd AIBA Asian Olympic Boxing Qualifying Tournament

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host country kazakhstan claims five olympic tickets at 2nd aiba asian olympic qualifier 

A total of 19 boxers from 8 countries qualified to Beijing Olympics through the 2nd AIBA Asian Olympic Boxing Qualifier in Astana, Kazakhstan. The host country, Kazakhstan, claimed the most of them, booking five  Beijing-bound tickets, followed by India and Mongolia, with three boxers each. Please find below the complete list of Olympic Qualified Boxers from Astana Tournament.

                                                                      Olympic Qualified Boxers

Weight in kg

2nd Qualifying Tournament

Light Flyweight Up to 48kg

Purevdori Serdamba (MGL), Sherali Dostiyev (TJK)

Flyweight Over 48 to 51kg

Mirat Sarsembayev (KAZ), G Doniyarov (UZB), Kumar Jitender (IND)

Bantamweight Over 51 to 54kg

Kanat Abudalipov (KAZ), H Todjibayev (UZB), Han Soon-Chul (KOR)

Featherweight Over 54 to 57kg

Zorigbaatar Ehkhzorig (MGL), Galib Jafarov (KAZ)

Lightweight Over 57 to 60kg

Merey Akshalov (KAZ), Asylbek Talasbayev (KGZ)

Light Welterweight Over 60 to 64kg

Uranchimeg Munkh-Erdene (MGL)

Welterweight Over 64 to 69kg

Aliasker Bashirov (TKM)

Middleweight Over 69 to 75kg

Vijender (IND), Deok-Jin Cho (KOR)

Light Heavyweight Over 75 to 81kg

Mehdi Ghorbani (IRI), Kumar Dinesh (IND)

Heavyweight Over 81 to 91kg

 

Super Heavyweight +91kg

Ruslan Myrsatayev (KAZ)


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Introduction 

 The 2nd AIBA Asian Olympic Qualifying Tournament will be staged in Astana, Kazakhstan, from March 16th to 24th. The venue of the competition is the Sports Palace "Kazakhstan".  The Olympic qualifying tournament is conducted in accordance with AIBA Competition Rules (4 rounds of 2 minutes and 1 minute rest between rounds). Preliminary bouts will take place from March 17th, with quarterfinals being held on the 20th. March 22nd is semifinal day followed by the finals, awarding and closing ceremony on March 23th. Please check the complete information sheet on the right column. Here below the grid regarding the available places to the Beijing Olympics in this second and last Asian Olympic Qualifying Tournament.  

                                                                     Olympic Qualification Vacancies on offer

Weight in kg

2nd Qualifying Tournament

Light Flyweight Up to 48kg

Gold, Silver

Flyweight Over 48 to 51kg

Gold, Silver, Bronze

Bantamweight Over 51 to 54kg

Gold, Silver, Bronze

Featherweight Over 54 to 57kg

Gold, Silver

Lightweight Over 57 to 60kg

Gold, Silver

Light Welterweight Over 60 to 64kg

Gold

Welterweight Over 64 to 69kg

Gold

Middleweight Over 69 to 75kg

Gold, Silver

Light Heavyweight Over 75 to 81kg

Gold, Silver

Heavyweight Over 81 to 91kg

 

Super Heavyweight +91kg

Gold

Total

19 Places