Four Boxing Ontario Women will be competing this week in Bridgetown Barbados at the AIBA World Championships. Athletes arrived on Monday Sept 6th and recieved a full police escort throught the city to their hotel.
Weigh-ins and the draw will take place on Wednesday with the action commencing on Thursday.
At this years tournament, 75 nations and 306 boxers will be competing at the AIBA Women’s World Championships and these numbers break every former record in women’s boxing’s history. This will also be the biggest boxing tournament to be held in the South Caribbean region.
Of the total, 27 countries are from the European Confederation, 17 each from the Asian and American Confederation, 12 from the African Confederation and two from Oceania. Furthermore, 31 nations will be making their debut at the Women’s World Championships.
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