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The U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women’s Boxing Draw
 is Completed in Spokane
by Julie Goldsticker - USA Boxing 
 February 12, 2012

(SPOKANE, WASH.) – The brackets have been set for the first-ever U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women’s Boxing at Northern Quest Resort in Airway Heights, Wash. All 24 participants took part in the event draw on Sunday afternoon in the Kalispel Ballroom where the road to gold was laid out in each of the three Olympic weight divisions.

Draw Order (Flyweights) - PDF
Draw Order (Lightweights) - PDF
Draw Order (Middleweights) - PDF

The top four finishers from the 2011 USA Boxing National Championships entered the tournament as the top four seeds. The unseeded boxers each drew a ping pong ball to determine her opening round opponent in the historic event at Sunday’s manual draw. Olympic Trials action will begin on Monday at the Pend Orielle Pavilion at Northern Quest with the 12 bouts of opening round action beginning at 7 p.m. PT.

The winners bracket for the three Olympic weight classes are attached as well as the bout sheet for Monday’s competition. The U.S. Olympic Team Trials will be a double elimination tournament with the boxers who lose their opening round contests on Monday night dropping into the challengers bracket, which opens action on Tuesday. The challengers bracket will be released following Monday night’s action.

U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women’s Boxing competition can be viewed online via Universal Sports and the direct links to the daily broadcasts can be found below and on USA Boxing’s website at www.usaboxing.org. The champions in each of the three weight divisions at the Olympic Trials will move on to the 2012 Women’s World Championships in Qinhuangdao, China, where they will need to place in the top eight to earn berths in the 2012 Olympic Games.

U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women’s Boxing Schedule and Live stream links

Monday, February 13: Winners Bracket Quarterfinals – 7 p.m. PT Link
Tuesday, Feb. 14: Winners Bracket Semifinals and Challengers Bracket Quarters – 7 p.m. PT Link
Wednesday, February 15: Challengers Bracket Semifinals – 7 p.m. PT  Link
Thursday, February 16: Winners Bracket Finals and Challengers Bracket Finals – 7 p.m. PT Link
Friday, February 17: Challengers Bracket Finals II – 8 p.m. PT  Link
Saturday, February 18: U.S. Olympic Team Trials Finals – 8 p.m. PT Link

USA Boxing, as the national governing body for Olympic-style boxing, is the United States’ member organization of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) and a member of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).
 

 

 

 
 

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