Olympic Games - Boxing

Check the weather at the SECC for the boxing programme at the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

The men's boxing schedule will be joined by a women's competition for the first time at London 2012.

The boxing programme will take place at the ExCeL centre in London between 28 July and 12 August. 

There are 12 medal events on the boxing programme, 10 men's weights categories and three women's categories. Men's bouts will take place over three rounds of three minutes and the women's competition will be contested over four rounds of two minutes. 

Great Britain won three boxing medals at the 2008 Olympics; one Gold and two Bronze medals.

If you are planning your journey to London to watch the boxing competition, check the five day weather forecast for the ExCeL centre.

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28 July - 12 August - Check the forecast before travelling to the ExCeL to watch the Olympic boxing.

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Boxing was a sport in the ancient Olympic Games and appeared in the modern games in 1904. Some of the most recognisable faces in the boxing world have competed for their country in the Olympic Games including:

  • Lazslo Papp - Hungary
  • Felix Savon - Cuba
  • Oscar De La Hoya - United States of America

Possibly the most famous name in the boxing world also took gold for his country in the 1960 Olympics in Rome. Cassius Clay, now known as Muhammad Ali, won Gold for the USA in the lightweight contest.