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16 nations qualify athletes for Rio after sparkling Finals at the APB/WSB Olympic Qualification Event

The APB/WSB Olympic Qualification Event finished today in Vargas, Venezuela, where ten finals and eight Box-off contests were held in two sessions. The competition was the last chance for the boxers to qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

16 countries achieved at least one Olympic spot in Vargas:

  • Venezuela: 4 Olympic quota places
  • Ecuador, Mexico: 3 Olympic quota places
  • Colombia, Germany, Ukraine: 2 Olympic quota places
  • Argentina, Armenia, Cameroon, Dominican Republic, Italy, Kenya, Qatar, Spain, Thailand, Turkey: 1 Olympic quota place



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