Boxing Olympic Qualification – Dakar | Day 1 Schedule
The bell rings on Olympic boxing qualification for Tokyo 2020 today and you can watch it live on Olympic Channel right here.
This is the first of five qualifying events set to be held from 20-29 February.
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Here's a full schedule of what's happening in the Senegalese capital.
Day 1 Schedule Ring A - 4pm
Bout 1 – Women’s 69kg
Bernadette KEUYE (Cameroon) v Jorbelle MALEWU TEKASALA (DR Congo)
Bout 2 – Men’s 52kg
Said MORTAJI (Morocco) v Muayid Abdulhakim OKASHAH (Libya)
Bout 3 -Men’s 52kg
Disan MUBIRU (Uganda) v Patrick CHINYEMBA (Zambia)
Bout 4 – Men’s 52kg
Tiholohelo MOKHESI (Lesotho) v Mick 'Junior' MIKAMOU MAYELET (Gabon)
Bout 5 – Men’s 75kg
Rayton OKWIRI (Kenya) v Emhemed Salem ELMAGASBI (Libya)
Bout 6 – Men’s 75kg
Pape Mamadou NDIAYE (Senegal) v Eduardo Zola DANIEL (Angola)
Day 1 schedule Ring B - 4pm
Bout 7 – Women’s 69kg
Sedja SANOGO (Cote d'Ivoire) v Sarra KALI (Algeria)
Bout 8 - Men’s 52kg
Tetteh SULEMANU (Ghana) v Mohamed MOSTAFA GALAL MORSY (Egypt)
Bout 9 - Men’s 52kg
Doudou ILUNGU KABANGE (DR Congo) v Marco Jerome ANDRIANARIVELO (Madagascar)
Bout 10 – Men’s 75kg
Abubakari Kwasi QUARTEY (Ghana) v Adan Ahmed MOHAMED (Somalia)
Bout 11 – Men’s 75kg
Mohamed DIABY (Mali) v David TSHAMA MWENEKABWE (DR Congo)
Tokyo 2020 Boxing Qualifiers Explained
How boxers can qualify for Tokyo 2020
A total of 33 places – 22 for men, 11 for women – are up for grabs in the Japanese capital this summer and Dakar will give us our first Olympic qualifiers.
With Africa first, Asia/Oceania follows with the qualifier in Amman, then the European event in London and the Americas qualifying tournament in Buenos Aires.
For those that don’t make it through their continental event, there will be one final chance to qualify for Tokyo 2020 in Paris in May.
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