Boxing - Rio 2016 Summer Olympics


Boxing is a sport of conflict where two participants, usually of similar weight who fight each other with their fists. The game is administered by a referee and is normally occupied with during a succession of rounds. The victory in the game is achieved if the opponent is knocked down and not capable to get up before the referee counts to ten seconds and declares a Knockout, or KO or if the opponent is considered too injured to continue, a Technical Knockout, or TKO. But, in other case if there is no stoppage of the fight prior to an agreed number of rounds; a winner is decided either by the referee's resolution or by judges' scorecards.
Boxing has continuously been contested at almost every Summer Olympic Games since its introduction to the program at the 1904 Summer Olympics. But, there had been an exception to the order in 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm, because the Swedish law debarred the sport at the time. The recent 2008 Summer Olympics was the ultimate games with boxing as a male only event. From 2012 Summer Olympics, there will also e included women's boxing in the programme.
The Boxing event of the Summer Olympics this year in Beijing took place in the Workers’ Indoor Arena. There were all total 11 boxing events consequent to a recognized weight division of male boxer.
The victorious boxers were awarded medals in eleven events, with each event subsequent to a recognized weight division of male boxers. The 2008 games has been the last Olympic boxing competition excluding women. The International Olympic Committee approved the introduction of female boxing events for the 2012 London Olympics.
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