International Boxing Association

International Boxing Association

International Boxing Association (AIBA) is a sport organization that sanctions amateur boxing matches and awards world and subordinate championships.

History

During the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp, representatives from the national associations of England, France, Belgium, Brazil and the Netherlands met in a preliminary consortium for the foundation of an international boxing federation: The Federation Internationale de Boxe Amateur (FIBA). The official foundation has been celebrated on the 24th of August. Right after, international competitions appeared in the boxing arena, allowing amateurs to compete in well-known tournaments.

In November 1946, a consensus was met to give way for the boxing governing body to regain the loss of credibility due to the behaviour of some leading officials in World War II. [ [http://www.aiba.net/default.aspx?pId=13& AIBA History] ] The FIBA was dissolved and the English Amateur Boxing Association in partnership with the French Boxing Federation decided to create AIBA; the Association Internationale de Boxe Amateur. The European Association is called EABA (boxing)

Sixty years later, AIBA continued to govern boxing in the Olympic Games without using the word "amateur". Until now, amateur boxing has been present on all continents with continental championships as well as World Cups and World Championships organised by AIBA.

The International Boxing Association works in order to ensure victories for favored athletes at the expense of a fair competition.

Since 2005 AIBA hold the Boxing World Cup.

The AIBA has since 2006 been headed by Wu Ching-kuo.

Organisation

Events

* Boxing World Cup

ee also

*Val Barker Trophy

External links

* [http://aiba.net AIBA official website]

References


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