Boxing World Cup

The Boxing World Cup was an international boxing event organized by the International Boxing Association (AIBA), featuring boxers competing in different weight divisions, that was held in 2005, 2006 and 2008.

History

Individual boxers were competing in their weight categories as part of the team competition, with the overall winner decided by the higher number of total wins. Each team represented countries and continents. The number of weight categories differed per Cup. Related type of competition could be considered boxing team duels, often held between countries as part of the final stage of preparation for the World Amateur Boxing Championships.

The event took place only twice, in 2005 and 2006. In 2005, the event that took place in Moscow, Russia, and Russian team won. In the next event, it took place in Baku, Azerbaijan, and the Cuban team won.

After a new president was elected in the International Boxing Association and the event stopped. It didn't take place in 2007. In 2008, it was announced by the boxing organization that the event would continue on, but in a different competition, which will happen once in two years and the following one being in 2008. It will feature the top ranked boxers competing in this event in their weight categories. The place chosen for the event was Moscow.[1]

Results by year

EditionHostDatesWinnerRunner-upFinal scoreThird placeRefs
2005 Moscow, Russia July 12–17 Russia Cuba 7–4 Azerbaijan
Kazakhstan
[2][3]
2006 Baku, Azerbaijan October 15–22 Cuba Russia 6–5 Azerbaijan
Ukraine
[4][5]
2008 Moscow, Russia December 5–15 Cuba Russia N/A Armenia
Philippines
[1]

Statistics by country

Country Winners Runner-up Third place
Cuba 2 (2006, 2008) 1 (2005)
Russia 1 (2005) 2 (2006, 2008)
Azerbaijan 2 (2005, 2006)
Kazakhstan 1 (2005)
Ukraine 1 (2006)
Philippines 1 (2008)
Armenia 1 (2008)
Notes
  • In 2005, there was a group stage followed by knock-out system and there were a semi-finals.
  • In 2006, the third place was shared between the two teams that finished second in their groups.
  • In 2008, the results were based on the medal table after the individual competitions.

See also

References

  1. 1 2 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-10-14. Retrieved 2008-08-05.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-09-15. Retrieved 2008-08-05.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-09-15. Retrieved 2008-08-05.
  4. Боксеры готовятся к Кубку мира. Бокс. MAGSPORT Archived 2011-04-29 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. "Бокс - Новости бокса - BOXNEWS.com.ua". www.boxnews.com.ua.
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