|New weight categories for men||
The AIBA Executive Committee Bureau has approved the 10 new weight categories for men, due to the inclusion of Women’s Boxing in the next Olympic Games. The newly adopted weight categories will apply to all AIBA events from
The numbers of boxers listed below refers to the number who will participate at each weight category in the London Olympic Games 2012. Last month, the IOC Executive Board unanimously agreed to the inclusion of 36 women in the 2012 Olympic boxing competition, 12 each at flyweight (48-51kg), lightweight (56-60kg) and middleweight (69-75kg).
New AIBA Men’s Weight Categories
1. 46 to 49kg Light-Flyweight 26 boxers