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WTF Rules and Regulations







Weight Divisions



Contents:



WTF Sanctioned Weight Divisions :

 
The following are the divisions used during WTF international competitions

 

SENIORS

JUNIORS
Weight
category

Division (kg)

Weight
category

Division (kg)

Male

Female

Male

Female

Over Not 
exceeding
Over Not 
exceeding
Over Not 
exceeding
Over Not 
exceeding
Fin 54  47 Fin 45 42
Fly 54 58 47 51 Fly 45 48 42 44
Bantam 58 62 51 55 Bantam 48 51 44 46
Feather 62 67 55 59 Feather 51 55 46 49
Light 67 72 59 63 Light 55 59 49 52
Welter 72 78 63 67 Welter 59 63 52 55
Middle 78  84 67 72 Light Middle 63 68 55 59
Heavy 84 - 72 - Middle 68 73 59 63
Light Heavy 73 78 63 68
Heavy 78 63

For the 2000 olympics in Sydney, Australia, the following weight divisions will be in effect:

 

2000 OLYMPICS
Male division Female division
Over  Not
exceeding
Over

Not
exceeding

58 49
58 68 49 57
68 80 57 67
80 67


Note that for the Junior Divisions, variations may be made by the governing body.  The table below shows one of the variations for the Junior and Children's divisions.

 

JUNIORS
Weight
category

Division (kg)

14 - 17
years old
11 - 13
years old
10 years old
and below

Male

Female

Male & female

Male & female

Over Not 
exceeding
Over Not 
exceeding
Over Not 
exceeding
Over Not 
exceeding
32
Super Fin 32 36
Fin 45 42 36 40 26
Fly 45 48 42 44 40 44 26 28
Bantam 48 51 44 46 44 48 28 30
Feather 51 55 46 49 48 52 30 32
Light 55 59 49 52 52 56 32 34
Welter 59 63 52 55 56 60 34 39
Light Middle 63 68 55 59
Middle 68 73 59 63 60 65 39 41
Light Heavy 73 78 63 68
Heavy 78 63 65 70 41
Super heavy 70

Weight Divisions in the Philippines:

In the Philippines, players beyond the welter weight division are rare.  Elementary students are divided according to height.  The Seniors division generally follows the WTF -sanctioned weight categories.

 

JUNIORS

Division

High School (by weight) Elementary - 12 years old
and below (by height) 
Weight
category

Male

Female

Male & female

Over Not 
exceeding
Over Not 
exceeding
Over Not 
exceeding
Super Fin

Below 4' 0"

Fin 45 42 4' 0" 4' 3"
Fly 45 48 42 44 4' 3" 4' 6"
Bantam 48 51 44 46 4' 6" 4' 9"
Feather 51 55 46 49 4' 9" 5' 0"
Light 55 59 49 52 5' 0" 5' 3"
Welter 59 63 52 55


 

 

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