Athlete who practices boxing; boxers are classified into weight categories.
Shorts coming down to mid-thigh.
Rigid piece of equipment that protects the head especially during training and in Olympic boxing.
Padded covering for the hand and wrist to dampen the impact of punching.
Molded plastic equipment that protects an athlete’s genitals.
The gloves are provided by the organizers before the bout.
Narrow cord that passes through the glove’s eyelets to tighten it around the hand and wrist.
Protective device for the boxer’s teeth that is placed between the cheeks and teeth during a fight.
Band of soft fabric (gauze) that is wrapped around the hand underneath the glove; it protects the hand against fractures and supports the wrist.