03/07/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 03/07/2018 10:30
March 07, 2018, 3:53 p.m. (ET)
13 members of USA Boxing's Elite High Performance team departed from Colorado Springs, Colo. today to Warsaw, Poland to compete for gold at the 2018 Feliks Stamm Tournament. The team has been training at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado since Feb. 24.Newly promoted National Assistant Coach Kay Koroma (Colorado Springs, Colo.) will lead the American delegation that is headlined by 2017 World Championship silver medalist Duke Ragan (Cincinnati, Ohio) and 2017 World Championship bronze medalist Freudis Rojas (Las Vegas, Nev.), while 2015 Junior World Champion Guadelupe Gutierrez (Sacremento, Calif.) headlines the women's delegation. All three boxers are returning to the international stage since their world championship medal performance. A full roster can be seen below.
Coach Koromoa will be assisted by Tim Back (), Jeff Mays () and Robert Pagan (), with Jess Luscinski (Colorado Springs, Colo.) serving as Team Manager.The tournament begins on Monday, March 12 with the championship bouts taking place Friday, March 16. Continue to visit usaboxing.org for complete results.
Team USA Roster
49 kg: Stephen Acosta, Dallas, Texas
51 kg: Kristyn Juarez, Los Angeles, Calif.
52 kg: Michael Angeletti, Spring, Texas
56 kg: Duke Ragan, Cincinnati, Ohio
57 kg: Rianna Rios, Colorado Springs, Colo.
60 kg: Guadelupe Gutierrez, Sacramento, Calif.
60 kg: Kevin Montano, Concord, Calif.
64 kg: Freudis Rojas, Las Vegas, Nev.
69 kg: Marcus Davidson, Kansas City, Kan.75 kg: Naomi Graham, Colorado Springs, Colo.
75 kg: Javier Martinez, Milwaukee, Wisc.
81 kg: Sean Hemphill New Orleans, La.
91 kg: Jared Anderson, Toledo, Ohio