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Boxing wants more women’s fight at Olympics – Yahoo Sports

There were gold medals in three weight divisions in London, but the AIBA wants the International Olympic Committee to agree five categories between 48 kilos and 75 kilos.

“This would be part of the Olympic Agenda 20-20 which calls for equality between men and women. It would benefit boxing and overall the Olympic Games,” the AIBA president added.

Wu, who stood against Thomas Bach for the IOC presidency in 2013, said a proposal has been made to the Olympic leadership and a decision made just after the Rio Games.

Leona Hui of Singapore (R) fights against Jose Gabuco of the Philippines (L) during their women’s light flyweight semifinal boxing bout at the 28th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Singapore on June 8, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MOHD FYROL (AFP Photo/Mohd Fyrol)

 

 

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