103 boxers (109 including the host places) have qualified for Rio 2016 so far.

Please scroll down for list of boxers qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympics following the completion of the Americas and African AIBA Open Boxing (AOB) qualifiers in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Yaoundé, Cameroon over the weekend.


Thirty three athletes qualified in the Cameroon and thirty in Buenos Aires. The Americas qualifiers had a slightly lower yield as Brazil has taken its six host – five for men, one for women –  places in the 49kg,52kg,56kg,64kg, 81kg and female 60kg weights.


Prior to the Americas and African qualifiers, sixty boxers, including Ireland’s Joe Ward, Steven Donnelly, Michael Conlan and Paddy Barnes, qualified for the 31st Olympiad through AOB, the World Series of Boxing (WSB) and AIBA Pro Boxing (APB). Click here for list of 60 boxers.


Meanwhile, the Asian/Oceania AOB qualifiers begin on March 25 in China. These will be followed by the European qualifiers which begin in Samsun, Turkey on April 9th. Ireland will send a nine-strong squad to Samsun.


Following the completion of the Asian/Oceania and European qualifiers, three routes to Rio 2016 will remain via the World Women’s AOB Championships in Kazakhstan in May, the final (for men) AOB World qualifier in Baku, Azerbaijan in June and a WSB versus APB tournament in late June or early July at a host city to be confirmed. Click here for calendar.


The Rio 2016 Olympics begin on August 5th. 286 boxers will compete at the Games.


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Qualified athletes at the AIBA American Olympic Qualification Event in Buenos Aires, Argentina March 11/19

Women’s 51 kg: Mandy Bujold, Canada

Women’s 51 kg: Ingrit Valencia, Colombia

Women’s 60 kg: Mikaela Mayer, United States

Women’s 75 kg: Claressa Shields, Unites States

Women’s 75 kg: Ariane Fortin, Canada

Men’s 49 kg: Yuberjen Martinez, Colombia

Men’s 49 kg: Nico Hernandez, United States

Men’s 52 kg: Fernando Martinez, Argentina

Men’s 52 kg: Leonel De Los Santos, Dominican Republic

Men’s 56 kg: Shakur Stevenson, United States

Men’s 56 kg: Alberto Melian, Argentina

Men’s 60 kg: Teofimo Lopez, Honduras

Men’s 60 kg: Luis Angel Cabrera, Venezuela

Men’s 60 kg: Ignacio Perrin, Argentina

Men’s 64 kg: Arthur Biyarslanov, Canada

Men’s 64 kg: Luis Arcon, Venezuela

Men’s 69 kg: Roniel Iglesias, Cuba

Men’s 69 kg: Gabriel Maestre, Venezuela

Men’s 69 kg: Alberto Palmetta, Argentina

Men’s 75 kg: Charles Conwell, United States

Men’s 75 kg: Misael Rodriguez, Mexico

Men’s 75 kg: Jorge Luis Vivas, Colombia

Men’s 81 kg: Carlos Andres Mina, Ecuador

Men’s 81 kg: Albert Ramirez, Venezuela

Men’s 91 kg: Erislandy Savon, Cuba

Men’s 91 kg: Yamil Alberto Peralta, Argentina

Men’s 91 kg: Juan Nogueira, Brazil

Men’s +91 kg: Leinier Pero, Cuba

Men’s +91 kg: Nigel Paul, Trinidad & Tobago

Men’s +91 kg: Clayton Laurent, Virgin Islands



List of all qualified athletes at the Africa qualifying event in Yaounde, Cameroon March 11/19


Women’s 51 kg: Zohra Ez-Zahraoui, Morocco

Women’s 60 kg: Hasnaa Lachgar, Morocco

Women’s 75 kg: Khadija Mardi, Morocco

Men’s 49 kg: Simplice Fotsala, Cameroon

Men’s 49 kg: Mathias Hamunyela, Namibia

Men’s 49 kg: Sibusiso Bandla, South Africa

Men’s 52 kg: Sikho Nqothole, South Africa

Men’s 52 kg: Mohamed Flissi, Algeria

Men’s 52 kg: Ronald Serugo, Uganda

Men’s 56 kg: Bilel M’Hamdi, Tunisia

Men’s 56 kg: Suntele Inkululeko, Lesotho

Men’s 56 kg: Mohamed Hamout, Morocco

Men’s 60 kg: Reda Benbaziz, Algeria

Men’s 60 kg: Mahmoud Abdelaal, Egypt

Men’s 60 kg: Andrique Allisop, Seychelles

Men’s 64 kg: Jonas Junias Jonas, Namibia

Men’s 64 kg: Hamza El-Barbari, Morocco

Men’s 64 kg: Babou Mahaman Smaila, Cameroon

Men’s 69 kg: Rayton Nduku Okwiri, Kenya

Men’s 69 kg: Walid Sedik Mohamed, Egypt

Men’s 69 kg: Zohir Kedache, Algeria

Men’s 75 kg: Dieudonne Wilfried Seyi Ntsengue, Cameroon

Men’s 75 kg: Merven Clair, Mauritius

Men’s 75 kg: Said Harnouf, Morocco

Men’s 81 kg: Abdelhafid Benchabla, Algeria

Men’s 81 kg: Abdelrahman Salah Orabi, Egypt

Men’s 81 kg: Kennedy Katende, Uganda

Men’s 91 kg: Joseph Kennedy St. Pierre, Mauritius

Men’s 91 kg: Chouaib Bouloudinats, Algeria

Men’s 91 kg: Hassen Chagtemi, Tunisia

Men’s +91 kg: Efe Ajagba, Nigeria

Men’s +91 kg: Mohammed Arjaoui, Morocco

Men’s +91 kg: Aymen Trabelsi, Tunisia