AIBA President's Cup Baku 2009

The Youth Olympic Games will bring together the world’s most talented athletes between the ages of 14 and 18. Based on the current Summer Olympic model of 26 sports, the Youth Olympic Games are about high-level sporting competition in an environment where young athletes are encouraged to learn, share and build friendships through a supporting Culture and Education Programme.

In Singapore, 66 Youth boxers who qualified for the YOG at the AIBA Youth World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan will compete in the IOC's first edition of the Youth Olympic Games which will take place from August 14 to 26.

The Youth boxing will be divided in 11 Weight Categories: 48kg, 51kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, 75kg, 81kg, 91kg, 91+kg. The bouts consisted of three rounds of three minutes each with one minute to rest between rounds.  

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