IBA World Boxing Championships
|IBA World Boxing Championships|
The IBA World Boxing Championships, and the IBA Women's World Boxing Championships (previously known as AIBA), are biennial amateur boxing competitions organised by the International Boxing Association (IBA), which is the sport governing body. Alongside the Olympic boxing programme, they are the highest level of competition for the sport. The championships were first held for men in 1974 and the first women's championships were held over 25 years later in 2001.
Both championships are held separately on biennial schedules. Since 1989 the men's championships are held every odd year; the women's championships were held in even years between 2006 and 2018 and switched to a nominal odd-year schedule in 2019.
As of 1 August 2021, men are grouped into 13 weight classes as follows:
- 46–48 kg (Minimumweight)
- 48–51 kg (Flyweight)
- 51–54 kg (Bantamweight)
- 54–57 kg (Featherweight)
- 57–60 kg (Lightweight)
- 60–63.5 kg (Light welterweight)
- 63.5–67 kg (Welterweight)
- 67–71 kg (Light middleweight)
- 71–75 kg (Middleweight)
- 75–80 kg (Light heavyweight)
- 80–86 kg (Cruiserweight)
- 86–92 kg (Heavyweight)
- +92 kg (Super heavyweight)
All-time medal table (1974–2021)
Updated after the 2021 AIBA World Boxing Championships.
- ^ a b 1986 silver medalists Luis Román Rolón (48 kg, Puerto Rico) and Loren Ross (81 kg, United States) were disqualified for doping and stripped of their medals, which were not transferred to other athletes.
- ^ At the 2021 championships, in accordance with a ban by WADA and a decision by CAS, Russian boxers were not permitted to use the Russian name, flag, or anthem. They instead participated as the Russian Boxing Federation and under the Russian Olympic Committee flag.
- ^ At the 2021 championships, in accordance with a ban by WADA, Thai boxers participated as the Thailand Boxing Federation, under the AIBA flag.
Multiple gold medalists
Boldface denotes active amateur boxers and highest medal count among all boxers (including these who not included in these tables) per type.
|1||Félix Savón||Cuba||91 kg||1986||1999||6||1||–||7|
|2||Julio César La Cruz||Cuba||81 kg / 92 kg||2011||2021||5||–||1||6|
|3||Juan Hernández Sierra||Cuba||67 kg||1991||1999||4||–||1||5|
|4||Lázaro Álvarez||Cuba||56 kg / 60 kg / 57 kg||2011||2019||3||2||–||5|
|5||Serafim Todorov||Bulgaria||54 kg / 57 kg||1989||1995||3||1||–||4|
|Zou Shiming||China||48 kg / 49 kg||2003||2011||3||1||–||4|
|7||Francisc Vaștag||Romania||67 kg / 71 kg||1989||1995||3||–||1||4|
|8||Roberto Balado||Cuba||+91 kg||1989||1993||3||–||–||3|
|Andy Cruz||Cuba||64 kg / 63 kg / 63.5 kg||2017||2021||3||–||–||2|
|Adolfo Horta||Cuba||54 kg / 57 kg / 60 kg||1978||1986||3||–||–||3|
|Mario Kindelán||Cuba||60 kg||1999||2003||3||–||–||3|
|Magomedrasul Majidov||Azerbaijan||+91 kg||2011||2017||3||–||–||3|
|Odlanier Solís||Cuba||91 kg / +91 kg||2001||2005||3||–||–||3|
|Teófilo Stevenson||Cuba||+81 kg / +91 kg||1974||1986||3||–||–||3|
As of 1 August 2021, women are grouped into 12 weight classes as follows:
- 45–48 kg (Minimumweight)
- 48–50 kg (Light flyweight)
- 50–52 kg (Flyweight)
- 52–54 kg (Bantamweight)
- 54–57 kg (Featherweight)
- 57–60 kg (Lightweight)
- 60–63 kg (Light welterweight)
- 63–66 kg (Welterweight)
- 66–70 kg (Light middleweight)
- 70–75 kg (Middleweight)
- 75–81 kg (Light heavyweight)
- +81 kg (Heavyweight)
|1||2001||Scranton, United States||24 November – 2 December||12||30||125|
|2||2002||Antalya, Turkey||21–27 October||12||35||185|
|3||2005||Podolsk, Russia||26 September – 2 October||Vityaz Ice Palace||13||30||139|
|4||2006||New Delhi, India||18–23 November||Talkatora Indoor Stadium||13||33||178|
|5||2008||Ningbo, China||22–29 November||Ningbo Sports Center||13||42||237|
|6||2010||Bridgetown, Barbados||10–18 September||Garfield Sobers Gymnasium||10||66||257|
|7||2012||Qinhuangdao, China||21 May – 3 June||Olympic Stadium||10||70||305|
|8||2014||Jeju City, South Korea||13–25 November||Halla Gymnasium||10||67||280|
|9||2016||Astana, Kazakhstan||19–27 May||Barys Arena||10||64||285|
|10||2018||New Delhi, India||15–24 November||KD Jadav Indoor Stadium||10||62||277|
|11||2019||Ulan-Ude, Russia||3–13 October||Physical Culture and Sports Complex||10||57||224|
|12||2022||Istanbul, Turkey||8–20 May||Başakşehir Youth and Sports Facility||12||73||310|
|13||2023||New Delhi, India||15–26 March||KD Jadav Indoor Stadium||12||65||324|
All-time medal table (2001–2023)
Updated after the 2023 IBA Women's World Boxing Championships.
|Totals (54 entries)||147||146||293||586|
- ^ 2001 finalist Natalya Kolpakova (71 kg, Russia) was disqualified and stripped of her silver medal, which was not transferred to another athlete.
- ^ 2008 gold medalist Chen Ying (48 kg, China) was disqualified for doping. Sarah Ourahmoune (France) and Alexandra Kuleshova (Russia) were subsequently upgraded to gold and silver respectively.
Multiple gold medalists
Boldface denotes active boxers and highest medal count among all boxers (including these who are not included in these tables) per type. In 2018, Mary Kom defeated Ukrainian boxer Hanna Okhota with a 5–0 win in the 48 kg weight category, she is now tied with Cuban legend Felix Savon’s haul of six golds.
|1||Mary Kom||India||48 kg / 45 kg / 46 kg / 51 kg||2001||2019||6||1||1||8|
|2||Katie Taylor||Ireland||60 kg||2006||2016||5||–||1||6|
|3||Irina Sinetskaya||Russia||67 kg / 66 kg / 80 kg / +81 kg||2001||2012||3||1||1||5|
|4||Yang Xiaoli||China||81 kg / +81 kg||2014||2019||3||1||–||4|
|5||Mary Spencer||Canada||66 kg / 75 kg||2005||2010||3||–||1||4|
|6||Simona Galassi||Italy||51 kg / 50 kg||2001||2005||3||–||–||3|
|Ren Cancan||China||52 kg / 51 kg||2008||2012||3||–||–||3|
|8||Mária Kovács||Hungary||90 kg / 86 kg / 75 kg||2001||2010||2||2||1||5|
|9||Ariane Fortin-Brochu||Canada||70 kg / 75 kg||2005||2014||2||1||1||4|
|Anna Laurell||Sweden||75 kg||2001||2012||2||1||1||4|
|Sofya Ochigava||Russia||52 kg / 54 kg / 57 kg / 60 kg||2005||2012||2||1||1||4|
- List of medalists at the IBA World Boxing Championships
- List of medalists at the IBA Women's World Boxing Championships
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