Sixteen nations qualified at least one quota at the conclusion of the 2020 Boxing Road to Tokyo – Asia & Oceania Qualification Event. In total, 63 quotas were up for grabs across the 13 events. The top six athletes in the men’s flyweight, men’s featherweight, men’s lightweight and women’s flyweight qualified to the Olympics while the top five in the men’s welterweight, men’s middleweight and men’s light heavyweight and the top four in the men’s heavyweight, men’s super heavyweight, women’s featherweight, women’s lightweight, women’s welterweight and women’s middleweight also qualified to the games. The event was held in Amman, Jordan from March 3rd to March 11th 2020.
In terms of Olympic quotas, India and Kazakhstan led all nations with nine qualified athletes, the latter which qualified in all eight men’s events. Despite qualifying nine athletes, India did not win a single event. Kazakhstan won gold in the men’s light heavyweight and men’s heavyweight.
The most titles were won by China who won in the men’s flyweight, women’s flyweight, women’s welterweight and women’s middleweight. Uzbekistan qualified seven athletes and won titles in the men’s featherweight, men’s lightweight and men’s super heavyweight. The other four titles were won by Chinese Taipei (women’s welterweight), Jordan (men’s welterweight), the Philippines (men’s middleweight) and South Korea (women’s lightweight).
Additionally, Japan’s host quotas have been reduced due to their performance. Along with the quotas qualified here they can select up to three more male quotas.
Unqualified athletes will have one more opportunity to qualify to the Olympics via the World Olympic Qualifying Tournament to be held in May. The next continent to have their continent qualifier will be Europe set to begin in a couple of days.