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The AIBA Men's World Championships is the signature event on the AIBA calendar going back 35 years to its beginnings in 1974 when the AIBA Men's World Championships made its debut in one of the heartlands of boxing - Havana, Cuba.
Boxers aged 17 to 34 are united every two years to compete against the best in their division from around the world. The athletes participate in the official 10 weight categories in accordance with the AIBA Technical and Competition Rules with hopes of claiming ultimate glory, becoming a world champion.
The 2011 AIBA World Boxing Championships which will be held from September 22 - October 10, 2011 in Baku, Azerbaijan, will have a particular significance as the first major qualifying event for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Following the success of the AIBA World Boxing Championships Milan 2009 with a record of participants, an even higher number of boxers is expected in Baku.
The AIBA Junior World Boxing Championships welcomes international boxers in 13 weight categories to compete against the best in their division. It is an occasion to celebrate boxing's youngest practitioners on the international stage. Formerly called the AIBA Cadet World Championships, the AIBA Junior World Championships is 'the' event for boxers aged 15 and 16. A new competition name for this age group has been selected to revitalise boxing at this level and to illustrate the ongoing enhancement that AIBA is achieving across all of its properties.