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  • IOC Boxing Task Force - Asian/Oceanian Tokyo 2020 boxing qualifying event to be held in Jordan in March


    01/24/20

    January 24, 2020

    The IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) announced today that the Asian/Oceanian Tokyo 2020 boxing qualifying event will be held in Amman, Jordan, from 3 to 11 March 2020.
    The event, originally planned to take place in Wuhan, China, from 3 to 14 February 2020, was rescheduled after yesterday’s joint decision by the BTF and the Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) to cancel the competition due to the developments regarding the coronavirus outbreak reported in the Chinese city.

    After a careful review of all alternatives, the BTF approved the proposal of the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) today, in order to confirm the competition dates and location as soon as possible, in the best interest of the athletes preparing for the qualifier.

    Logistical and operational details will be shared with National Olympic Committees (NOCs), National Federations and officials in the coming days.

    The BTF would like to thank all the NOCs that offered their support to re-organise the competition at such short notice.

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