Ontario Women to Represent at Worlds

The 5th edition of the AIBA Women’s World Championships will be the biggest in its history after a total of 208* boxers from 44 federations registered to participate in this year’s tournament which will run from November 22-30 in Ningbo City, China. 

USA, India, China & Russia lead the entries with full teams of 13 boxers each while other countries to have entered include Argentina, Australia, Austria, Cameroon, Canada, Czech Republic, Chinese Taipei, Denmark, DPR Korea, Egypt, France, Gambia, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Korea, Latvia, Mozambique, Mongolia, Norway, Netherlands, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Romania, Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Serbia, Sweden, Sierra Leone, Turkey, Thailand, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Tajikistan.

 

The AIBA Women’s World Championships, which features bouts of three rounds of two minutes across 13 weight categories (46kg, 48kg, 50kg, 52kg, 54kg, 57kg, 60kg, 63kg, 66kg, 70kg, 75kg, 80kg, 86kg) will open with preliminaries on November 22 before the semifinals and finals take place on November 29 and 30 respectively.

 

The previous highest participation for an AIBA Women’s World Championships, which started in 2001, was in 2002 when 185 athletes from 31 countries competed in Antalya, Turkey.

Team Canada

48kg – Jacqui Park-Bay Area

50kg – Mandy Bujold-Waterloo

54kg-Mellissa Guillemette

63kg-Katie Dunn-Windsor Amateur

66kg-Mary Spencer-Windsor Amateur

70kg-Arianne Fortin

75kg Amber Konikow-ONTC

81kg-Melinda Watpool-Durham

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