26 boxers qualified for Tokyo 2020 via the Africa qualifiers in Dakar, Senegal this week.

Algeria’s magnificent 7 booked the lion’s share of tickets after securing seven places.

Morocco (four) and Zambia (three) earned seven berths at the 32nd Olympiad.

33 quotas are available through Africa.

The remaining places will be claimed today via box-offs.

Meanwhile, the Asia/Oceania qualifiers begin in Amann next Tuesday.

The European leg of the journey to Tokyo starts in London on March 13 followed by the Americas in Buenos Aires.

286 boxers – 186 males and 100 females – will battle it out at Tokyo 2020.

Six places go to the host nation Japan and 8 berths are distributed through the Tripartite Commission (invitations).

272 places will be won in the ring through the qualification process.


Five Routes to Tokyo 2020

Continental qualifiers

Africa: Dakar, Senegal
February 20/29

Asian/Oceania: Amman, Jordan
March 3/11

Europe: Copper Box Arena, London
March 13/24

Americas: Buenos Aires, Argentina
March 26/April 3

Final World Qualifier

Paris: Grand Dôme
May 13/20