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Rio 2016 qualifying event to be held in Turkey next year

The AIBA President praised the agreement: “I am very happy that this prestige event will be held in Turkey, and I am very confident that Turkish Boxing Federation will be able to organize the competition at the highest possible standard.” He also expressed his appreciation to the Minister: “I am deeply appreciative to the Minister for his great support rendered to our sport and our National Federation.”

The President of Turkish Boxing Federation replied to AIBA President: “Turkey is very keen on further developing and promoting boxing in our country and I am confident that hosting this event will help involve more people in the sport of boxing”.

The AIBA European Olympic Qualifying Event in 2016 will produce a total of 30 Olympic quota places which the top 3 ranked boxers in each of the ten weight categories earn the opportunities to represent their countries in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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