Boxing at the 1996 Summer Olympics took place in the Alexander Memorial Coliseum in Atlanta. The boxing schedule began on 20 July and ended on 4 August. Twelve boxing events were contested, with the participation of 355 athletes from 97 countries.
There was significant controversy surrounding judging of the fight between Floyd Mayweather of the US and Serafim Todorov of Bulgaria, with Todorov being awarded the semi-final bout win which, according to many observers, was won by Mayweather.
The following tournaments were used as qualification tournaments for boxing at the 1996 Summer Olympics.
|Asian Championships||1 to October 8, 1995||Tashkent, Uzbekistan|
|European Championships||March 30 to April 7, 1996||Vejle, Denmark|
|All-Africa Games||13 to September 23, 1995||Harare, Zimbabwe|
|Africa Qualification Tournament||April/May 1996||Cairo, Egypt|
|Australia and Oceania Qualification Tournament||October 1995||Nuku'alofa, Tonga|
|Pan American Games||March 1995||Mar del Plata, Argentina|
|Central America Qualification Tournament||February 1996||Guaynabo, Puerto Rico|
|North America Qualification Tournament||April 1996||Halifax, Canada|
|South American Championships||March 1996||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|Asian Qualification Tournament||April 19–20, 1996||Pasay, Philippines|
|4||United States (USA)*||1||0||5||6|
|South Korea (KOR)||0||1||0||1|
|Puerto Rico (PUR)||0||0||1||1|
|Totals (22 nations)||12||12||24||48|
- "Boxing at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 12 January 2019.
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