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AIBA Women's World Championships Ningbo City 2008


Competition Schedule

60kg draw sheet

Tournament stats




Date Weight Red Corner Club/Country Result Blue Corner Club/Country Margin
22-11-2008 60kg Katie Taylor Ireland beat Emma Carruthers Australia 20-3
                                    LAST SIXTEEN                           
25-11-2008 60kg Katie Taylor Ireland beat Danusa Dilofova Czech Republic 4-3
                                    QUARTER FINALS                           
26-11-2008 60kg Katie Taylor Ireland beat Perelta Celeste Argentina RSC1
                                    SEMI FINALS                           
28-11-2008 60kg Katie Taylor Ireland beat Ayzznat Gadzhieva Russia 20-2
29-11-2008 60kg Katie Taylor
(World Champion)
Ireland beat Cheng Dong China 13-2


Team Manager: Anna Moore
Coach: Peter Taylor
Physio: Yvonne Ryan
Judge: Fionna Hennigan

25/11 Day Four Preliminaries
60kg: Czech Republic's Danusa Dilhofova (red) v Katie Taylor Ireland
22/11 Day One Preliminaries
60kg: Ireland's Katie Taylor (red) vs Emma Carruthers Aust (blue)
28/11 Semifinals
60kg: Russia's Ayzznat Gadzhieva (red) v Katie Taylor
29/11 Finals
60kg: Ireland's Katie Taylor (blue) v Dong Cheng (China)
29/11 Finals
60kg: Ireland's Katie Taylor (blue) v Dong Cheng
29/11 Finals
60kg: Ireland's Katie Taylor receives a kiss from dad




A total of 237 boxers from 42 countries will take part in the 5th AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships Ningbo 2008. All five continents are represented.

Russia and Ukraine are the teams with the higher number of boxers (13) in the competition that will take place in the Chinese Ningbo City from November 22-29.

Kazakhstan has the second largest squad with 12 athletes, then Turkey with 11, and Canada and DPR of Korea with 10 apiece.

Within the 13 weight categories on stage, 54kg is the most crowded with 27 boxers, followed by the 54kg weight class with 26.

All entries will be confirmed following the medical examination and draw, scheduled for November 22nd.

Tournament Fast Facts

Dates: November 20-29, 2008
Rules and Events of Competition: The event will be held according to the International Competition Rules of AIBA

Venue for Competition: Ningbo Youngor Gymnasium located in the Ningbo Sports Center 

Age Category: Athletes aged between 17 to 34 are eligible to compete. Age is determined using the year of birth of the boxer: (i.e.) boxers born between 1974 till 1991 are eligible to compete

The 13 weight categories:
46kg Pinweight 
48kg Light Flyweight 
50kg Flyweight
52kg Light Bantamweight
54kg Bantamweight
57kg Featherweight
60kg Lightweight
63kg Light Welterweight
66kg Welterweight
70kg Light Middleweight
75kg Middleweight
80kg Light Heavyweight
86kg Heavyweight

Competition Format:
Three rounds of two minutes with one minute rest between rounds


5th AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships Ningbo City 2008



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