Olympic Boxing Schedule 2020: Updated Info for Men, Women Events

Olympic Boxing Schedule 2021 TV Broadcast and Online Live-Stream Info: We all are eagerly waiting for one of the most important sporting events of the year, Tokyo Olympics 2021 which is scheduled to kickstart soon from Friday 23rd July 2021. This time, Tokyo Olympics will feature 33 sporting programs where Boxing is one of them.

Olympic Boxing 2021 Schedule
Olympic Boxing 2020 Live stream Online

Olympic boxing schedule at Tokyo 2020

The competition will take place from 24 July – 8 August 2021.
All times are Japan Standard Time (GMT/UTC+9)

Sat 24th July 2021 (11:00 – 14:30)

Women’s Feather (54-57kg) Round of 32
Men’s Welter (63-69kg) Round of 32
Men’s Light Heavy (75-81kg) Round of 32
Men’s Heavy (81-91kg) Round of 16

Sat 24th July 2021 (17:00 – 20:30)

Women’s Feather (54-57kg) Round of 32
Men’s Welter (63-69kg) Round of 32
Men’s Light Heavy (75-81kg) Round of 32
Men’s Heavy (81-91kg) Round of 16

Sun 25th July 2021 (11:00 – 14:45)

Women’s Fly (48-51kg) Round of 32
Women’s Welter (64-69kg) Round of 32
Men’s Middle (69-75kg) Round of 32
Men’s Super Heavy (+91kg) Round of 16

Sun 25th July 2021 (17:00 – 20:45)

Women’s Fly (48-51kg) Round of 32
Women’s Welter (64-69kg) Round of 32
Men’s Middle (69-75kg) Round of 32
Men’s Super Heavy (+91kg) Round of 16

Mon 26th July 2021 (11:00 – 14:45)

Women’s Feather (54-57kg) Round of 16
Men’s Feather (52-57kg) Round of 32
Men’s Welter (63-69kg) Round of 16

Mon 26th July 2021 (17:00 – 20:45)

Women’s Feather (54-57kg) Round of 16
Men’s Feather (52-57kg) Round of 32
Men’s Welter (63-69kg) Round of 16

Tue 27th July 2021 (11:00 – 14:45)

Women’s Welter (64-69kg) Round of 16
Men’s Light (57-63kg) Round of 32
Men’s Light Heavy (75-81kg) Round of 16

Tue 27th July 2021 (17:00 – 20:45)

Women’s Welter (64-69kg) Round of 16
Men’s Light (57-63kg) Round of 32
Men’s Light Heavy (75-81kg) Round of 16

Wed 28th July 2021 (11:00 – 14:45)

Women’s Feather (54-57kg) Quarterfinals
Women’s Light (57-60kg) Round of 32
Women’s Middle (69-75kg) Round of 16
Men’s Fly (48-52kg) Round of 32

Wed 28th July 2021 (17:00 – 20:45)

Women’s Feather (54-57kg) Quarterfinals
Women’s Light (57-60kg) Round of 32
Women’s Middle (69-75kg) Round of 16
Men’s Fly (48-52kg) Round of 32

Thu 29th July 2021 (11:00 – 14:10)

Women’s Fly (48-51kg) Round of 16
Men’s Feather (52-57kg) Round of 16
Men’s Middle (69-75kg) Round of 16

Thu 29th July 2021 (17:00 – 20:10)

Women’s Fly (48-51kg) Round of 16
Men’s Feather (52-57kg) Round of 16
Men’s Middle (69-75kg) Round of 16

Fri 30th July 2021 (11:00 – 14:10)

Women’s Light (57-60kg) Round of 16
Women’s Welter (64-69kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Welter (63-69kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Light Heavy (75-81kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Heavy (81-91kg) Quarterfinals

Fri 30th July 2021 (17:00 – 20:10)

Women’s Light (57-60kg) Round of 16
Women’s Welter (64-69kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Welter (63-69kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Light Heavy (75-81kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Heavy (81-91kg) Quarterfinals

Sat 31st July 2021 (11:00 – 13:55)

Women’s Feather (54-57kg) Semifinal
Women’s Middle (69-75kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Fly (48-52kg) Round of 16
Men’s Light (57-63kg) Round of 16

Sat 31st July 2021 (17:00 – 19:55)

Women’s Feather (54-57kg) Semifinal
Women’s Middle (69-75kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Fly (48-52kg) Round of 16
Men’s Light (57-63kg) Round of 16

Sun 1st August 2021 (11:00 – 13:40)

Women’s Fly (48-51kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Feather (52-57kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Welter (63-69kg) Semifinal
Men’s Middle (69-75kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Light Heavy (75-81kg) Semifinal
Men’s Super Heavy (+91kg) Quarterfinals

Sun 1st August 2021 (17:00 – 19:40)

Women’s Fly (48-51kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Feather (52-57kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Welter (63-69kg) Semifinal
Men’s Middle (69-75kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Light Heavy (75-81kg) Semifinal
Men’s Super Heavy (+91kg) Quarterfinals

Tue 3rd August 2021 (11:00 – 13:40)

Men’s Fly (48-52kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Feather (52-57kg) Semifinal
Men’s Light (57-63kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Heavy (81-91kg) Semifinal
Women’s Light (57-60kg) Quarterfinals
Women’s Feather (54-57kg) Final

Tue 3rd August 2021 (17:00 – 19:40)

Women’s Light (57-60kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Fly (48-52kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Feather (52-57kg) Semifinal
Men’s Light (57-63kg) Quarterfinals
Men’s Heavy (81-91kg) Semifinal
Men’s Welter (63-69kg) Final

Wed 4th August 2021 (14:00 – 16:10)

Women’s Fly (48-51kg) Semifinals
Women’s Welter (64-69kg) Semifinals
Men’s Super Heavy (+91kg) Semifinals
Men’s Light Heavy (75-81kg) Final

Thu 5th August 2021 (14:00 – 16:10)

Women’s Light (57-60kg) Semifinals
Men’s Fly (48-52kg) Semifinals
Men’s Middle (69-75kg) Semifinals
Men’s Feather (52-57kg) Final

Fri 6th August 2021 (14:00 – 15:40)

Women’s Middle (69-75kg) Semifinals
Men’s Light (57-63kg) Semifinals
Men’s Heavy (81-91kg) Final

Sat 7th August 2021 (14:00 – 15:55)

Men’s Fly (48-52kg) Final
Men’s Middle (69-75kg) Final
Women’s Fly (48-51kg) Final
Women’s Welter (64-69kg) Final

Sun 8th August 2021 (14:00 – 15:55)

Women’s Light (57-60kg) Final
Women’s Middle (69-75kg) Final
Men’s Light (57-63kg) Final
Men’s Super Heavy (+91kg) Final

Key Facts about Boxing at the Olympics

In the year 1904 Olympic Games first introduced Men’s Boxing wherein the London 2012Olympics women events were added.

Events: In the Tokyo Olympics 2021 event, Boxing is broken down by weight, with men athletes will compete in eight events, ranging from flyweight to super heavy, and women competing in five.

The women category will comprise of two more events on top of the existing three, including welterweight and featherweight for the first time.
It will be a single-elimination tournament, where the winner of each match will proceed into the next round.

Rules and Scoring: It will be a three minutes round per match, where Boxers will have to compete in three matches. Based on points, winners will be declared by Judges by knocking out their opponents successfully.

Also to ensure fair practices, the International Olympics Committee in November came out with a rule that all boxing judges and referees from the 2016 Rio Games would be barred from officiating at the Tokyo Olympics after allegations that fights were fixed.

The investigation conducted in 2017 International Boxing Association (AIBA) found no interference in the results, but the IOC’s new selection criteria ruled them ineligible for Tokyo.

Key Techniques: A professional Boxer always tries to beat his opponent through a mix of defensive moves and punches, including hooks, jabs, and uppercuts. Taller boxers hold a major benefit, whereas shorter ones often have to be more alert.

Olympic Boxing History

Since St. Louis 1904 Olympic event, Boxing has been a part of the event, only except for Stockholm 1912. For the first time in the London 2012 Olympics, the Women’s Boxing event was introduced.

Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Sugar Ray Leonard, Wladimir Klitschko, Floyd Mayweather, and Anthony Joshua are some of the world’s greatest ever athletes that have participated in the Olympic Boxing previously. Teofilo Stevenson from Cuba, made Olympic history at the 1980 Moscow event to become the first boxer to clinch a gold medal in the same division three times.

Top Olympic boxers at Tokyo 2020

Of all the participating countries, Cuba is one of the strongest nations to perform best in boxing, with 23 Olympic medals, including 3 golds at the 2016 games.
Top Olympic Boxers at Tokyo 2021

This time, all eyes are set on top two world champions Mirazizbek Mirzakhailov (featherweight) and Bakhodir Jalolov (Super heavyweight). These two players will be contesting the event as their maiden Olympic title.

One of the key players from Cuba, Andy Cruz is the ruling light-welterweight world champion. Expectations are huge from him in the upcoming Olympics 2021 championship. Also, all are eagerly waiting to watch out for the tussle between Filipino Eumir Marcial, and Oleksandr Khyzhnaik – the Ukrainian being called ‘the new Vasyl Lomachenko’ in the middleweight category. Russian heavyweight champion Muslim Gadzhimagomedov is also pretty much confident to deliver his best, a strong gold medal contender.

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