Boxing at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Qualification

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Qualification for the Boxing Events at the 2012 Summer Olympics is based on the WBS Individual Championships, the 2011 World Championships and 5 Continental Qualifying Events to be held in 2012. Qualification for the women's events was at the World Championships only.[1]

Qualification summary[edit]

NOC Men Women Total
49 52 56 60 64 69 75 81 91 +91 51 60 75
 Afghanistan X 1
 Algeria X X X X X X X X 8
 Angola X 1
 Argentina X X 2
 Armenia X 1
 Australia X X X X X X X X X X X 11
 Azerbaijan X X X X X X X X 8
 Belarus X X X 3
 Benin X 1
 Botswana X 1
 Brazil X X X X X X X X X X 10
 Bulgaria X X X X 4
 Cameroon X X X X X 5
 Canada X X X 3
 China X X X X X X X X X 9
 Colombia X X X 3
 Cuba X X X X X X X X 8
 Czech Republic X 1
 Denmark X 1
 Dominican Republic X X X 3
 DR Congo X 1
 Ecuador X X X X X X X 7
 Egypt X X X X X 5
 France X X X X X 5
 Gabon X X 2
 Georgia X 1
 Germany X X X X 4
 Ghana X X X 3
 Great Britain X X X X X X X X X X 10
 Honduras X 1
 Hungary X X X 3
 India X X X X X X X X 8
 Iran X X X X 4
 Iraq X 1
 Ireland X X X X X X 6
 Italy X X X X X X X 7
 Japan X X X X 4
 Jordan X 1
 Kazakhstan X X X X X X X X X X X 11
 Kenya X X 2
 Lithuania X X 2
 Mauritius X X 2
 Mexico X X 2
 Moldova X 1
 Mongolia X X X X 4
 Montenegro X 1
 Morocco X X X X X X X X 8
 Mozambique X 1
 Namibia X X 2
 New Zealand X X 2
 Nicaragua X 1
 Niger X 1
 Nigeria X X X 3
 North Korea X X 2
 Panama X 1
 Philippines X 1
 Poland X 1
 Puerto Rico X X X X X 5
 Romania X X 2
 Russia X X X X X X X X X X 10
 Serbia X 1
 Seychelles X 1
 South Africa X X 2
 South Korea X X 2
 Spain X X 2
 Sweden X X X 3
 Syria X 1
 Tanzania X 1
 Tajikistan X X X X 4
 Thailand X X X 3
 Trinidad and Tobago X 1
 Tunisia X X X X X 5
 Turkey X X X X X X 6
 Turkmenistan X X 2
 Ukraine X X X X X X X 7
 United States X X X X X X X X X X X X 12
 Uzbekistan X X X X X X 6
 Venezuela X X X 3
 Zambia X 1
Total: 79 NOCs 26 26 28 28 28 28 28 26 15 16 12 12 12 285

Qualification timeline[edit]

Event Date Venue
World Series of Boxing Individual Championships[2] 27–28 May 2011 China Guizhou, China
2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships[3] 26 September – 8 October 2011 Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan
Olympic Qualifying Event – Oceania[4] 21–25 March 2012 Australia Canberra, Australia
Olympic Qualifying Event – Asia[5] 5–12 April 2012 Kazakhstan Astana, Kazakhstan
Olympic Qualifying Event – Europe[6] 15–21 April 2012 Turkey Trabzon, Turkey
Olympic Qualifying Event – Africa[7] 28 April – 5 May 2012 Morocco Casablanca, Morocco
Olympic Qualifying Event – America[8] 5–12 May 2012 Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships[9] 11–19 May 2012 China Qinhuangdao, China

Men's events[edit]

Olympic Qualification System per Continent and by Weight Category.[10]

Weight Africa America Asia Europe Oceania Total
49 kg 6 4 (1) 6 8 1 26
52 kg 6 4 (1) 6 8 1 26
56 kg 6 6 6 9 1 28
60 kg 6 6 6 (1) 8 1 28
64 kg 6 6 6 8 (1) 1 28
69 kg 6 6 6 (1) 8 1 28
75 kg 5 6 7 9 1 28
81 kg 5 6 7 6 (1) 1 26
91 kg 2 (1) 4 2 6 1 16
+91 kg 2 (1) 4 2 6 1 16
Total 52 54 56 78 10 250
  • ( ) Tripartite Selection Quota

Light flyweight (49 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
WSB Individual Championships 0
2011 World Championships 10  Zou Shiming (CHN)
 Shin Jong-hun (KOR)
 David Ayrapetyan (RUS)
 Pürevdorjiin Serdamba (MGL)
 Kaew Pongprayoon (THA)
 Devendro Singh (IND)
 José Kelvin de la Nieve (ESP)
 Yosvany Veitía (CUB)
 Mark Anthony Barriga (PHI)
 Jérémy Beccu (FRA)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Oceania 1  Billy Ward (AUS)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Asia 1  Birzhan Zhakypov (KAZ)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Europe 4  Ferhat Pehlivan (TUR)
 Aleksandar Aleksandrov (BUL)
 Paddy Barnes (IRL)
 Manuel Cappai (ITA)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Africa 6  Mohamed Flissi (ALG)
 Abdelali Daraa (MAR)
 Thomas Essomba (CMR)
 Juliano Máquina (MOZ)
 Sulemanu Tetteh (GHA)
 Ramy Helmy (EGY)
Olympic Qualifying Event – America 3  Jantony Ortiz (PUR)
 Carlos Quipo (ECU)
 Carlos Suárez (TRI)
Invitational 1  Bayron Molina (HON)
Total 26

Flyweight (52 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
WSB Individual Championships 0
2011 World Championships 9*  Misha Aloyan (RUS)
 Andrew Selby (GBR)
 Rau'shee Warren (USA)
 Jasurbek Latipov (UZB)
 Elvin Mamishzade (AZE)
 Michael Conlan (IRL)
 Vincenzo Picardi (ITA)
 Robeisy Ramírez (CUB)
 Chatchai Butdee (THA)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Oceania 1  Jackson Woods (AUS)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Asia 4  Ilyas Suleimenov (KAZ)
 Nyambayaryn Tögstsogt (MGL)
 Pak Jong-chol (PRK)
 Katsuaki Susa (JPN)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Europe 3  Nordine Oubaali (FRA)
 Selçuk Eker (TUR)
 Salomo Ntuve (SWE)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Africa 6  Oteng Oteng (BOT)
 Benson Gicharu (KEN)
 Samir Brahimi (ALG)
 Duke Micah (GHA)
 Hesham Yehia (EGY)
 Oliver Lavigilante (MRI)
Olympic Qualifying Event – America 2  Jeyvier Cintrón (PUR)
 Julião Henriques (BRA)
Invitational 1  Ajmal Faisal (AFG)
Total 26

* Both England and Wales boxers qualified but Andrew Selby beat Khalid Yafai in box-off for Olympic place.[11]

Bantamweight (56 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
WSB Individual Championships 1  Kanat Abutalipov (KAZ)
2011 World Championships 10  Lázaro Álvarez (CUB)
 Luke Campbell (GBR)
 Anvar Yunusov (TJK)
 John Joe Nevin (IRL)
 Joseph Diaz (USA)
 Detelin Dalakliev (BUL)
 Sergey Vodopyanov (RUS)
 Orzubek Shayimov (UZB)
 Vittorio Parrinello (ITA)
 Mohamed Amine Ouadahi (ALG)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Oceania 1  Ibrahim Balla (AUS)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Asia 3  Shiva Thapa (IND)
 Wessam Salamana (SYR)
 Satoshi Shimizu (JPN)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Europe 4  Pavlo Ishchenko (UKR)
 Magomed Abdulhamidov (AZE)
 Dennis Ceylan (DEN)
 Merab Turkadze (GEO)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Africa 5  Aboubakr Lbida (MAR)
 Isaac Dogboe (GHA)
 Romeo Lemboumba (GAB)
 Ayabonga Sonjica (RSA)
 Jonas Matheus (NAM)
Olympic Qualifying Event – America 4  Óscar Valdez (MEX)
 Alberto Melián (ARG)
 Robenílson Vieira (BRA)
 William Encarnación (DOM)
Invitational 0
Total 28

Lightweight (60 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
WSB Individual Championships 1  Rachid Azzedine (FRA)*
2011 World Championships 10  Vasyl Lomachenko (UKR)
 Yasniel Toledo (CUB)
 Domenico Valentino (ITA)
 Gani Zhailauov (KAZ)
 Fazliddin Gaibnazarov (UZB)
 Han Soon-chul (KOR)
 Miklós Varga (HUN)
 Jai Bhagwan (IND)
 Robson Conceição (BRA)
 Sailom Adi (THA)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Oceania 1  Luke Jackson (AUS)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Asia 1  Liu Qiang (CHN)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Europe 4  Evaldas Petrauskas (LTU)
 Vazgen Safaryants (BLR)
 Fatih Keleş (TUR)
 Josh Taylor (GBR)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Africa 6  Ahmed Mejri (TUN)
 Abdelkader Chadi (ALG)
 Andrique Allisop (SEY)
 Abdon Mewoli (CMR)
 Mohamed Ramadan (EGY)
 Shafiq Chitou (BEN)
Olympic Qualifying Event – America 4  Félix Verdejo (PUR)
 Wellington Arias (DOM)
 Eduar Marriaga (COL)
 Jose Ramírez (USA)
Invitational 1  Juan Huertas (PAN)
Total 28

* Wang Zhimin from China, who won the 2011 WSB Individual Championships at this weight, had his qualification withdrawn by the Chinese NOC. Yerzhan Mussafirov from Kazakhstan, as losing finalist in that competition would have inherited the Olympic berth but was also withdrawn by his NOC. Rachid Azzedine from France inherited the qualification place by virtue of his third-place finish.

Light welterweight (64 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
WSB Individual Championships 0
2011 World Championships 10  Éverton Lopes (BRA)
 Denys Berinchyk (UKR)
 Vincenzo Mangiacapre (ITA)
 Tom Stalker (GBR)
 Gyula Káté (HUN)
 Heybatulla Hajialiyev (AZE)
 Uranchimegiin Mönkh-Erdene (MGL)
 Manoj Kumar (IND)
 Anthony Yigit (SWE)
 Jonathan Alonso (ESP)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Oceania 1  Jeff Horn (AUS)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Asia 4  Daniyar Yeleussinov (KAZ)
 Serdar Hudayberdiyev (TKM)
 Uktamjon Rahmonov (UZB)
 Mehdi Tolouti (IRI)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Europe 1  Yakup Şener (TUR)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Africa 6  Abdelhak Aatkani (MAR)
 Abderrazak Houya (TUN)
 Eslam El-Gendy (EGY)
 Richarno Colin (MRI)
 Gilbert Choombe (ZAM)
 Serge Ambomo (CMR)
Olympic Qualifying Event – America 5  Roniel Iglesias (CUB)
 Francisco Vargas (PUR)
 César Villarraga (COL)
 Jamel Herring (USA)
 Anderson Rojas (ECU)
Invitational 1  Zdeněk Chládek (CZE)
Total 28

Welterweight (69 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
WSB Individual Championships 0
2011 World Championships 10  Taras Shelestyuk (UKR)
 Serik Sapiyev (KAZ)
 Vikas Krishan Yadav (IND)
 Egidijus Kavaliauskas (LTU)
 Andrey Zamkovoy (RUS)
 Errol Spence (USA)
 Vasile Belous (MDA)
 Fred Evans (GBR)
 Alexis Vastine (FRA)
 Yasuhiro Suzuki (JPN)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Oceania 1  Cameron Hammond (AUS)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Asia 3  Maimaitituersun Qiong (CHN)
 Byambyn Tüvshinbat (MGL)
 Amin Ghasemipour (IRI)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Europe 2  Adam Nolan (IRL)
 Patrick Wojcicki (GER)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Africa 6  Mehdi Khalsi (MAR)
 Ilyas Abbadi (ALG)
 Siphiwe Lusizi (RSA)
 Seleman Kidunda (TAN)
 Yannick Mitoumba (GAB)
 Moustapha Hima (NIG)
Olympic Qualifying Event – America 5  Myke Carvalho (BRA)
 Óscar Molina (MEX)
 Carlos Sánchez (ECU)
 Gabriel Maestre (VEN)
 Custio Clayton (CAN)
Invitational 1  Ahmed Abdul-Karim (IRQ)
Total 28

Middleweight (75 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
WSB Individual Championships 1  Soltan Migitinov (AZE)*
2011 World Championships 10  Evhen Khytrov (UKR)
 Ryota Murata (JPN)
 Bogdan Juratoni (ROU)
 Esquiva Falcão (BRA)
 Aleksandar Drenovak (SRB)
 Darren O'Neill (IRL)
 Andranik Hakobyan (ARM)
 Danabek Suzhanov (KAZ)
 Zoltán Harcsa (HUN)
 Stefan Härtel (GER)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Oceania 1  Jesse Ross (AUS)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Asia 4  Abbos Atoev (UZB)
 Nursahat Pazziyev (TKM)
 Sobirjon Nazarov (TJK)
 Vijender Singh (IND)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Europe 2  Adem Kılıççı (TUR)
 Anthony Ogogo (GBR)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Africa 5  Badreddine Haddioui (MAR)
 Mujandjae Kasuto (NAM)
 Muideen Akanji (NGR)
 Abdelmalek Rahou (ALG)
 Mohamed Hikal (EGY)
Olympic Qualifying Event – America 5  Terrell Gausha (USA)
 Junior Castillo (DOM)
 Marlo Delgado (ECU)
 José Espinoza (VEN)
 Enrique Collazo (PUR)
Invitational 0
Total 28

* Sergiy Derevyanchenko from Ukraine, who won the 2011 WSB Individual Championships at this weight, had his qualification withdrawn by the Ukrainian NOC. Soltan Migitinov from Azerbaijan inherited the qualification place by virtue of his second-place finish.

Light heavyweight (81 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
WSB Individual Championships 1  Abdelhafid Benchabla (ALG)
2011 World Championships 10  Julio César la Cruz (CUB)
 Adilbek Niyazymbetov (KAZ)
 Egor Mekhontsev (RUS)
 Elshod Rasulov (UZB)
 Damien Hooper (AUS)
 Meng Fanlong (CHN)
 Oleksandr Hvozdyk (UKR)
 Ehsan Rouzbahani (IRI)
 Enrico Kölling (GER)
 Jeysson Monroy (COL)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Oceania 0
Olympic Qualifying Event – Asia 3  Sumit Sangwan (IND)
 Jahon Qurbonov (TJK)
 Ihab Al-Matbouli (JOR)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Europe 3  Bahram Muzaffer (TUR)
 Vatan Huseynli (AZE)
 Mikhail Dauhaliavets (BLR)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Africa 4  Yahia El-Mekachari (TUN)
 Ahmed Barki (MAR)
 Christian Donfack (CMR)
 Lukman Lawal (NGR)
Olympic Qualifying Event – America 4  Marcus Browne (USA)
 Yamaguchi Falcão (BRA)
 Carlos Góngora (ECU)
 Osmar Bravo (NCA)
Invitational 1  Boško Drašković (MNE)
Total 26

Heavyweight (91 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
WSB Individual Championships 1  Clemente Russo (ITA)
2011 World Championships 6  Oleksandr Usyk (UKR)
 Teymur Mammadov (AZE)
 Siarhei Karneyeu (BLR)
 Wang Xuanxuan (CHN)
 Artur Beterbiyev (RUS)
 José Larduet (CUB)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Oceania 1  Jai Opetaia (AUS)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Asia 1  Ali Mazaheri (IRI)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Europe 1  Tervel Pulev (BUL)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Africa 2  Chouaib Bouloudinats (ALG)
 Maxwell Amponsah (GHA)
Olympic Qualifying Event – America 3  Michael Hunter (USA)
 Yamil Peralta (ARG)
 Julio Castillo (ECU)
Invitational 1  Tumba Silva (ANG)
Total 16

Super heavyweight (+91 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
WSB Individual Championships 0
2011 World Championships 6  Magomedrasul Majidov (AZE)
 Anthony Joshua (GBR)
 Ivan Dychko (KAZ)
 Erik Pfeifer (GER)
 Erislandy Savón (CUB)
 Roberto Cammarelle (ITA)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Oceania 1  Johan Linde (AUS)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Asia 1  Zhang Zhilei (CHN)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Europe 2  Magomed Omarov (RUS)
 Tony Yoka (FRA)
Olympic Qualifying Event – Africa 2  Mohamed Arjaoui (MAR)
 Blaise Yepmou (CMR)
Olympic Qualifying Event – America 3  Ítalo Perea (ECU)
 Dominic Breazeale (USA)
 Simon Kean (CAN)
Invitational 1  Meji Mwamba (COD)
Total 16

Women's events[edit]

Olympic Qualification System per Continent and by Weight Category.[12]

Weight Africa America Asia Europe Oceania Total
51 kg 1 2 (1) 2 (1) 3 (1) 1 12
60 kg 1 (1) 1 (1) 2 (1) 3 (1) 1 12
75 kg 1 (1) 2 (1) 1 (1) 3 (1) 1 12
Total 5 8 8 12 3 36
  • ( ) Tripartite Selection Quota

Flyweight (51 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
2012 World Championships 9  Ren Cancan (CHN)
 Nicola Adams (GBR)
 Karolina Michalczuk (POL)
 Elena Savelyeva (RUS)
 Marlen Esparza (USA)
 Mary Kom (IND)
 Karlha Magliocco (VEN)
 Maroua Rahali (TUN)
 Siona Fernandes (NZL)
Invitational 3  Stoyka Petrova (BUL)
 Kim Hye-song (PRK)
 Érica Matos (BRA)
Total 12

Lightweight (60 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
2012 World Championships 8  Katie Taylor (IRL)
 Sofya Ochigava (RUS)
 Mavzuna Chorieva (TJK)
 Natasha Jonas (GBR)
 Adriana Araújo (BRA)
 Saida Khassenova (KAZ)
 Rim Jouini (TUN)
 Alexis Pritchard (NZL)
Invitational 4  Mihaela Lăcătuș (ROU)
 Dong Cheng (CHN)
 Quanitta Underwood (USA)
 Mahjouba Oubtil (MAR)
Total 12

Middleweight (75 kg)[edit]

Competition Vacancies Qualified
2012 World Championships 8  Savannah Marshall (GBR)
 Elena Vystropova (AZE)
 Nadezhda Torlopova (RUS)
 Li Jinzi (CHN)
 Naomi Fischer-Rasmussen (AUS)
 Claressa Shields (USA)
 Roseli Feitosa (BRA)
 Edith Agu-Ogoke (NGR)
Invitational 4  Anna Laurell (SWE)
 Marina Volnova (KAZ)
 Mary Spencer (CAN)
 Elizabeth Andiego (KEN)
Total 12

References[edit]

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Specific
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