AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships

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The Youth World Amateur Boxing Championships, or AIBA Youth World Championships, is a boxing championship event organised by the AIBA for "Youth" competitors who are between the age of 17-19 years old. It is biennially competition which began in 2008 in Guadalajara, Mexico.

History[edit]

The competition is under the supervision of the world's governing body for amateur boxing AIBA and is the junior version of the World Amateur Boxing Championships.

The Youth World Championships replaced the Junior World Championships which ran from 1979 to 2006.[1]

Competitors compete is 11 weight divisions, which as:

Editions[edit]

World Junior Championship[edit]

Year Host Dates
1979 Japan Yokohama, Japan December 9 – 16
1983 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic September 17 – 24
1985 Romania Bucharest, Romania September 1 - 9
1987 Cuba Havana, Cuba June 25 – July 6
1989 Puerto Rico Bayamon, Puerto Rico August 9 - 17
1990 Peru Lima, Peru October 13 - 20
1992 Canada Montreal, Canada September 25 - October 4
1994 Turkey Istanbul, Turkey September 8 - 18
1996 Cuba Havana, Cuba November 4 - 10
1998 Argentina Buenos Aires, Argentina November 6 - 16
2000 Hungary Budapest, Hungary November 5 - 12
2002 Cuba Santiago de Cuba, Cuba September 15 - 22
2004 South Korea Jeju, South Korea June 12 - 18
2006 Morocco Agadir, Morocco September 8 - 18

AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships[edit]

Year Edition Host Dates
2008 2008 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships Mexico Guadalajara, Mexico October 31 – November 1
2010 2010 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan April 20 – May 2
2012 2012 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships Armenia Yerevan, Armenia November 25 – December 8
2014 2014 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria April 14 – 24
2016 2016 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships Russia Saint Petersburg, Russia November 17 – 26

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