AIBA Oceania Olympic Boxing Qualifying Tournament 

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Apia, samoa 

april 21-25

Australia top Oceania event with nine qualifiers

April 25, 2008 - Australia, Papua New Guinea and Samoa split the 11 Olympic qualification vacancies on offer at the Oceania Olympic Qualification tournament which drew to a close on Friday in Apia, Samoa with Australia topping the list with nine qualifiers. More ...

100% record for PNG as Oceania qualifier heads into finals

April 24, 2008 - The first appearance of Papua New Guinea at the AIBA Oceania Olympic Qualification Tournament in Apia, Samoa saw all three of its boxers win their semifinal bouts as the finalists for the tournament were confirmed on Thursday. More ...

Oceania Olympic Qualifying semifinalists confirmed

April 23, 2008 - The 44 semifinalists at the AIBA Oceania Olympic Qualification Tournament in Apia, Samoa have been confirmed following the completion of the quarterfinals on Wednesday. More ...

Top day for Tahiti

April 22, 2008 - Little known Ufa Deen of Tahiti raised his stock considerably on Tuesday by upsetting New Zealand's Dayne Williams 15:13 in their 57kg quarterfinal on the second day of the AIBA Oceania Olympic Qualification tournament. More ...

Australia out of the blocks early

April 21, 2008 - Favourites Australia started the AIBA Oceania Olympic Qualification tournament/Oceania Continental Championships in the fashion they hope to continue with three wins from four on the opening day in the Faleata Sports Complex in Apia, Samoa on Monday. More ...

Oceania Olympic Qualifier starts Monday

April 19, 2008 - The Oceania Continental Championships start in Apia, Samoa on Monday offering 11 Beijing Olympic Games qualifying spots as it doubles as the AIBA Oceania Olympic Qualification tournament. More ... 


The AIBA Oceania Olympic Qualifying Tournament and Oceania Continental Championships takes place in Samoa, from April 21st to 25th (dates referring to the first and the last day of competition). The Tournament will be held in the country's capital, Apia.  The boxers will chase 11 Olympic qualifiying spots over 11 weight categories, from 48 kg to +91 kg. The Olympic qualifying tournament is conducted in accordance with AIBA Competition Rules (4 rounds of 2 minutes and 1 minute break between rounds).  

Note: In an exceptional circumstance, Oceania countries are allowed to enter two teams for this tournament in accordance with a decision made in 2006, ratifying Oceania's Olympic qualifiyng process.

                                                                   Olympic Qualification Vacancies on offer

Weight in kg

2nd Qualifying Tournament

Light Flyweight Up to 48kg


Flyweight Over 48 to 51kg


Bantamweight Over 51 to 54kg


Featherweight Over 54 to 57kg


Lightweight Over 57 to 60kg


Light Welterweight Over 60 to 64kg


Welterweight Over 64 to 69kg


Middleweight Over 69 to 75kg


Light Heavyweight Over 75 to 81kg


Heavyweight Over 81 to 91kg


Super Heavyweight +91kg



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