Boxing in Commonwealth Video games 2022: Schedule, guidelines, scoring system and Indians in motion

Boxing has featured in each version of the Commonwealth Video games, ever because the inaugural occasion in 1930. Nevertheless, girls’s boxing made its CWG debut in 2014 in Glasgow.

Scoring system and guidelines

A boxing bout consists of three rounds of three minutes every, with a one-minute break between the rounds. 5 judges rating every spherical, with the winner of every spherical being awarded 10 factors in what is known as a 10 factors should system.

If all 5 judges agree {that a} boxer has received two or extra rounds, he/she is asserted winner by unanimous choice (5-0). In case there’s a distinction of opinion, the winner is decided by majority consensus or break up choice (4-1 or 3-2).

When is victory not decided by factors?

In case a boxer knocks his/her opponent down on the ground with authorized punches, ensuing within the latter being unable to stand up inside 10 counts, he/she is asserted winner by KO ( knockout). If a boxer is unable to proceed the bout as a consequence of harm sustained through the combat, his/her opponent is asserted winner by TKO ( technical knockout). A boxer can be declared winner if his/her opponent is disqualified, which happens when a competitor receives three warnings for breaching the foundations of truthful play, which incorporates hitting beneath the belt or behind the top, or with the top or shoulder.

Schedule, venue and timings

The competitors will run from July 29 to August 7 throughout 16 weight classes on the NEC Corridor 4. The boys’s occasion will get underway on July 29 with the Spherical of 32 Mild Welterweight bout. On the identical day, the ladies’s competitors will kickstart with a Spherical of 16 Middleweight class combat.


Flyweight (51kg)Minimal weight (48 kg)
Bantamweight (54 kg)Mild Flyweight (50 kg)
Featherweight (57 kg)Featherweight (57 kg)
Mild Welterweight (63.5 kg)Light-weight (60 kg)
Welterweight (67 kg)Mild Middleweight (70 kg)
Mild Middleweight (71 kg)Middleweight (75 kg)
Middleweight (75 kg)
Mild Heavyweight (80 kg)
Heavyweight (92 kg)
Tremendous Heavyweight (+92 kg)

Indian boxers in motion

India has despatched a 12-member boxing workforce to the Commonwealth Video games, which incorporates 4 girls and eight males and Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain, who shall be in motion within the Mild Middleweight class.

Amit Panghal (52 kg)Nitu Ghangas (48 kg)
Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg)Nikhat Zareen (50 kg)
Shiva Thapa (63.5 kg)Jasmine Lamboria (60 kg)
Rohit Tokas (67 kg)Lovlina Borgohain (70 kg)
Sumit Kundu (75 kg)
Ashish Kumar (80 kg)
Sangeet (91 kg)
Sagar Ahlawat (+92 kg)

On the 2018 Commonwealth Video games, the Indian boxing contingent received 9 medals, together with three gold (Gaurav Solanki, Vikas Krishan, Mary Kom) three silver (Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik, Satish Kumar) and three bronze (Mohammad Hussamuddin, Manoj Kumar, Naman Tanwar).

India has an total medal haul of 37 in boxing on the Commonwealth Video games, which incorporates eight gold medals, 12 silver and 17 bronze.


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