The purpose of the AIBA - the development of a truly amateur boxing and holding friendly competitions between boxers in boxing around the world. AIBA has its own statute and guided by international rules of competition.
In 1946 the AIBA consisted of 24 national associations, and in 1964 - more than 100.
Congress of the Association shall be held every four years, and the extraordinary - at the request of one or more countries - members of AIBA. Congress chooses the composition of AIBA.
European and Olympic competitions
AIBA is recognized by the International Olympic Committee.
Practices of European and Olympic competitions, which involve a large number of fighters, set the order of championship, providing knockout boxer of the tournament after the first defeat, and short duration bout - 3 rounds of 3 minutes. That allows for competition in the shortest time with the least expenditure of energy participants. These conditions and the desire to cultivate the art of boxing as an established international style amateur boxing. The vast majority of participants in international competitions is fighting in that style. It is no accident at the Olympic Games and European Championships last time boxers became winners, the most successful have mastered them. And at the same time, each of these championships medalist showed his style and the desire to beat boksirovaniya rival in the art. Most of the strongest fighters of the world seeks to condense very short time offensive and defensive combat operations.