Boxing

Jordanian boxing participated in the Olympic Games (Tokyo 2020) for the fourth and third time in a row, and this participation was characterized by the qualification of 5 athletes at once to the Tokyo Olympics as the largest team to represent Jordan in the same Olympic edition. The five boxers qualified through the Asian and Oceania qualifiers, which were held in the Jordanian capital, Amman. During the month of March 2020, after being transferred from the Chinese city of Wuhan.
About the sport of boxing

It is a combat sport in which two people, wearing gloves and other protective equipment, throw punches at each other for a predetermined period of time. ancient in 688 BC.

Boxing has appeared in the modern Olympic Games since the third edition, which took place in 1904, and has not been absent since then until the present time, with the exception of its absence from the Stockholm edition in 1912, because Swedish law prohibited the practice of sport at that time.

Jordan Amateur Boxing Federation

The Jordan Amateur Boxing Federation was established in 1971 and includes about 278 male and female players. The Federation includes 10 centers and 9 clubs. It participated in 3 previous Olympic editions in 1988, 2012 and 2016.

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Location: Amman / Al Hussein Youth City / Martyr Rashid Al Zyoud Hall (opposite the Sports Palace)
Email: info@jaba.jo
Website: www.jaba.jo