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DAY BY DAY NEWS
November 29, 2008 - Finals
November 28, 2008 - Semifinals
November 27, 2008 - Semifinal Preview
November 26, 2008 - Day Five Report
November 26, 2008 - Quarterfinals in Nine Weight Categories
November 25, 2008 - Day Four Report
November 25, 2008 - Awesome Experience for Australia
November 24, 2008 - Day Three Report
November 23, 2008 - Day Two Report
November 22, 2008 - Day One Report
November 21, 2008 - President Wu addresses Team Leaders at Technical Meeting
November 21, 2008 - Exciting first time for England at AIBA Women's World Championships
November 20, 2008 - Mária Kovács - A Star to Behold
November 19, 2008 - Dual International Taylor ready for Women's WCHs
November 19, 2008 - AIBA Women's WCHs, 237 boxers will compete in Ningbo
November 18, 2008 - An ambitious Poland heads to Ningbo reassured by Italian victory
November 17, 2008 - Team USA depart for 2008 AIBA Women's World Championships
A total of 237 boxers from 42 countries will take part in the 5th AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships Ningbo 2008. All five continents are represented.
Russia and Ukraine are the teams with the higher number of boxers (13) in the competition that will take place in the Chinese Ningbo City from November 22-29.
Kazakhstan has the second largest squad with 12 athletes, then Turkey with 11, and Canada and DPR of Korea with 10 apiece.
Within the 13 weight categories on stage, 54kg is the most crowded with 27 boxers, followed by the 54kg weight class with 26.
All entries will be confirmed following the medical examination and draw, scheduled for November 22nd.
Tournament Fast Facts
Dates: November 20-29, 2008
Rules and Events of Competition: The event will be held according to the International Competition Rules of AIBA
Venue for Competition: Ningbo Youngor Gymnasium located in the Ningbo Sports Center
Age Category: Athletes aged between 17 to 34 are eligible to compete. Age is determined using the year of birth of the boxer: (i.e.) boxers born between 1974 till 1991 are eligible to compete
The 13 weight categories:
48kg Light Flyweight
52kg Light Bantamweight
63kg Light Welterweight
70kg Light Middleweight
80kg Light Heavyweight
Three rounds of two minutes with one minute rest between rounds