AIBA World Boxing Championship 2015 Live Streaming is available. The World Boxing Championship was started on 5th October 2015 and it ends on 15 October.
AIBA World Boxing Championship 2015 Live Streaming
The World Amateur Boxing Championships is a biennial amateur boxing competition organised by the International Boxing Association (AIBA), which is the sport governing body. Alongside the Olympic boxing programme, it is the highest level of competition for the sport. The championships was first held in 1974 Havana, Cuba as a men’s only event and the first women’s championships was held over 25 years later in 2001. The men’s and women’s competitions are held separately and since 2006 the biennial championships have been held in alternating years.
AIBA WORLD BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP DOHA 2015
OCTOBER 5-15, 2015
Totally 260 Boxers are coming to Participate from 73 Countries for Get a Seat in Rio 2016 Championship.
Kicking off on 5 October at the state-of-the-art Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena, the World Boxing Championships represent ten days of boxing action with 260 boxers taking part in this historic event, including 94 boxers from Europe, 66 from Asia, 51 from Americas, 32 from Africa and 17 boxers from Oceania region. Beyond the iconic gold medal, boxers will also be competing for 23 Olympic quota places to Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The number of weight categories was reduced from twelve to eleven in 2003 with the removal of the light middleweight division (71 kg). In 2011 the weight categories went down to ten with the removal of the featherweight division (57 kg).
The opening ceremony of the 2015 AIBA World Boxing Championships took place in Doha on Monday evening, kicking off in style what is set to be ten days of first-class action inside the ring.
Boxers flying the flags of the 69 competing countries paraded around the two gleaming rings of the Ali Bin Hamad Arena. Local fans raised the roof for the arrival of the Qatar flag, with the second-biggest cheer coming for the well-supported Cuban team.
Promising an exceptional competition, IOC President Thomas Bach spoke for the athletes’ determination to pursue not just championship gold, but the 23 qualification places for Rio 2016 Olympic Games that are up for grabs in Doha.
AIBA President Dr Ching-Kuo Wu praised the organisation of the competition before Cuba’s Julio Cesar La Cruz swore the boxer’s oath on behalf of the 243 athletes taking part. Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, President of the Qatar Olympic Committee, declared the championships open before a thrilling graphic history of boxing was unveiled with some majestically choreographed shadow boxing under the arena’s spotlights.