International Olympic Style Boxing Tammer Tournament is held annually at the legendary Pyynikki Sports Hall in Tampere. The legacy of Tammer Tournament started in the fall 1977 in Tampere and the tournament has been held every year since that except on the years 1981, 1993 and 2000 when Tampere has hosted men’s European or World Championships and 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 40th tournament was celebrated in November 2019.
Tammer Tournament’s 41st edition was postponed to January 2022 and now the 42nd tournament will be held on 11th – 13th of November 2022. Tammer Tournament is a high standard boxing tournament and has built a reputation as one of the most respected Olympic style boxing tournaments in the world.
During the past years the quality of boxing has risen and today Tammer Tournament hosts national teams all over the world with top boxers in each team. During its history Tammer Tournament has hosted teams from over 80 countries and annually teams from ten to twenty countries take part in the tournament. Ever since the very first year the event has hosted some of the greatest champions of all time, such as Mike Tyson and Oscar De La Hoya. One of the super talents seen in the Pyynikki ring was England’s Luke Campbell who four years later won Olympic Gold medal in London Olympics 2012.