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WSB: List of Rio 2016 Olympic qualified boxers

WSB 29/04/2015

The end of the Regular Season of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) has seen 552 bouts, 112 matches and 14 weeks of intense boxing action, as well as 17 boxers winning Olympic quota place to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The boxers had to compete in a minimum of 5 events in WSB and if their rating was even after the end of the Regular Season, the TKOs and KOs helped differentiate the top ranked boxer.

Cuban boxers won 5 quota places, Russian boxers – 3 and Ireland – 2, while Azerbaijan, Croatia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Morocco and Puerto Rico boxers won one quota place each.

12 out of the 17 boxers competed in every match in order to win the quota place.

 

Weight Class Ranking Name Country
49kg (1) 1 Patrick BARNES  Ireland
52kg (2) 1 Yosbany VEITIA SOTO  Cuba
  2 Jeyvier Jesus CINTRON OCASIO  Puerto Rico
56kg (2) 1 Vladimir NIKITIN  Russia
  2 Michael John CONLAN  Ireland
60kg (2) 1 Lazaro Jorge ALVAREZ ESTRADA  Cuba
  2 Albert SELIMOV  Azerbaijan
64kg (2) 1 Yasnier TOLEDO LOPEZ  Cuba
  2 Raul CURIEL GARCIA  Mexico
69kg (2) 1 Mohammed RABII  Morocco
  2 Radzhab BUTAEV  Russia
75kg (2) 1 Petr KHAMUKOV  Russia
  2 Arlen LOPEZ CARDONA  Cuba
81kg (2) 1 Valentino MANFREDONIA  Italy
  2 Julio Cesar LA CRUZ PERAZA  Cuba
91kg (1) 1 Vassiliy LEVIT  Kazakhstan
91+kg (1) 1 Filip HRGOVIC Croatia

 

These qualified boxers are also allowed to participate in Continental and World Boxing Championships, should they be selected by their respective National Federation.

The National Federations may also send another boxer in the same weight category to the Continental and the AIBA World Boxing Championships.

Should this another boxer also wins a quota place for Rio 2016 Olympic Games via AIBA World Boxing Championships, the respective National Olympic Committee will then have to choose between the two boxers and confirm their selected boxer to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games no later than December 4, 2015.

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