Eleven Russian boxers given green light to compete at Rio 2016

A final resolution on Russian boxers competing at the Olympic Games in Rio has been formally announced on Thursday by the AIBA.

The ruling reads as follows:

In accordance with the decision of the IOC Executive Bureau (EB) of July 24th, AIBA has carried out an individual analysis of the anti-doping record of each of the 11 Russian boxers qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and submitted its recommendation on their eligibility to the IOC based on the criteria outlined in the IOC EB decision.

That process is now complete and confirmation has been received from the IOC Review Panel that the following 11 Russian boxers are eligible to compete at Rio 2016:


BELIAKOVA Anastassiia – 60kg
IAKUSHINA Iaroslava – 75kg


EGOROV Vasilii – 49kg
ALOIAN Misha – 52 kg
NIKITIN Vladimir – 56 kg
DUNAYTSEV Vitaly – 64kg
ZAMKOVOY Andrey – 69kg
CHEBOTAREV Artem – 75kg
KHAMUKOV Petr – 81kg
TISHCHENKO Evgeny -91 kg