The new edition of the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships will be one of the highlights of the year with a record number of boxers onboard. Which nations can join those, that already earned titles and medals at the previous editions?
The first edition of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships took place in 2001 in Scranton, the USA and after that historical competition, Antalya, Podolsk, New Delhi, Ningbo, Bridgetown, Qinhuangdao, Jeju, Astana and Ulan-Ude hosted the event. Since the first edition, more than 100 countries have taken part in the competitions.
A total number of 47 nations achieved at least one medal in the history of the Women’s World Boxing Championships and among them, 25 took titles. A total number of 47 nations achieved at least one medal in the history of the Women’s World Boxing Championships and among them, 25 took titles. Russia is the most successful nation in the history of the Women’s World Boxing Championships with 24 gold medals winning the overall standing in Ulan-Ude. China, India, DPR Korea, the United States of America, Canada, Turkey, Ireland, Kazakhstan, and Italy are in the Top-10.
Chinese Taipei and Germany claimed their first gold medals at the New Delhi edition in 2018. Both nations earned their first medals at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Astana in 2016 and two years later, they got their first historical titles. Chinese Taipei earned altogether three gold medals in the recent two championships, which means the success of their strategic development.
Colombia, Mongolia and Wales joined the medalists of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships as 43rd, 44th and 45th countries in the spectacular 2018 edition in New Delhi.
After its bronze in 2018, Wales claimed its first-ever gold medal in the history of the event in the Ulan-Ude 2019 edition following Lauren Price’s title in the middleweight (75kg). Morocco and Vietnam were the new medalist nations at the 2019 edition, both took bronze medals in Ulan-Ude.
Overall Medal Rankings of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships 2001-2019
|4. DPR Korea||8||7||10||25|
|15. Chinese Taipei||3||0||2||5|
|40. South Korea||–||–||2||2|
|44. New Zealand||–||–||1||1|