Dear 2018 Elite Final Boxers & Coaches
We would once again like to inform you all that the weigh-ins and medicals for all boxers will take place between the hours of 9:00am – 10:00am on the morning of Saturday 31st March 2018 in the Motherwell College room at Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility.
We would like to remind everyone of the AIBA competition rules regards hand wrapping:
Youth & Elite Females (and all other age groups aside from Elite Males)
Bandages must not be longer than 4.5m (14. 76 feet), and not shorter than 2.5m (8.2 feet). Bandages must be 5.7cm (2 ¼ inches) wide.
Bandages must be made of stretchy cotton material with a Velcro closure. No tape allowed anywhere on bandages.
The use of professional handwraps is mandatory in all Elite Men’s Competitions.
In Elite Men’s Competition, the wrapping for each hand must be made of:
Gauze: a maximum fifteen (15) meters length and five (5) centimetres width may be used to cover the hand and an additional five (5) meters length and ten (10) centimetres width to cover the knuckles;
Surgeon’s Tape: a maximum 5 meters’ length and 2.50 centimetres’ width;
Surgeon’s tape of no more than a maximum five (5) millimetres width may be applied between the fingers;
A Boxer may apply his bandages on his hands as he likes, provided that the knuckles of his hand are not covered by the surgeon’s tape. Gauze padding may be used to cover the knuckles
The use of any substance on the bandages is prohibited.