Amateur | Issue | Premium | Sep 05 2019

How to qualify for the Olympic Games

The road to the Tokyo Olympic Games has been set
Olympic Games
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THE crucial next steps towards the Olympic Games have been laid out with the International Olympic Committee announcing the qualifying route to Tokyo 2020.

For European boxers the first qualifier will be the continental event. That will take place next year in London, at the Copper Box in Stratford from March 13-23 2020.

For the Asia/Oceania region the first qualifier will be in Wuhan, China from February 3-14, for Africa it takes place in Dakar, Senegal from February 20-29 and for the Americas there is one from March 26 to April 3 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.