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Team USA Youth Selection Camp Roster Announcement

by Luke Santangelo

Team USA Youth Selection Camp roster is officially announced. The camp will be held at the Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. and will be from April 28 to May 12. The full roster of boxers is listed below.

Team USA welcomed 25 boxers to Chula, including 13 males and 12 females. These 25 boxers have hopes of being selected by Team USA and representing USA Boxing Youth Team. These boxers begin their 2028 Olympic Games journey this camp and hopes to represent the stars and stripes in 2028.

Youth Developmental Coach, Chad Wigle (Colorado Springs, Colo.) will be the main man in charge of the Selection Camp. Wigle will be assisted throughout the camp by his team including Danilo Garcia (Oakland, CA), Debra Lagares (Rochester, N.Y.), Candice Vascocu (Bullard, Texas), Eric Zimmerman (Alexandria, VA), Jonathan Pramas (Seabrook, N.H.)

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Camp Roster

48 kg: Joscelyn Olayo-Munoz, Las Cruces, N.M.

50 kg: Yedrian Otero, Kissimmee, Fla.

50 kg: Lorenzo Patricio, Waianae, Hawaii

51 kg: Laila Zakirova, Staten Island, N.Y.

52 kg: Jayshannet Zapata, Newburgh, N.Y.

54 kg: Violet Lopez, Milwaukee, Wis.

55 kg: Manny Chance, East Orange, N.J.

57 kg: Mercedes Castanon, San Antonio, Texas

60 kg: Natalia Tovar, Kenosha, Wis.

60 kg: Shamiracle Hardaway, Lagrange, Ga.

60 kg: Marcus Luther, Washington, DC 

60 kg: Mesiah Nimo, Dallas, Texas

63.5 kg: Zae Farr, Irving, Texas

66 kg: Sage Rosario, Manhattan, Kan.

70 kg: Valeria Cardenas, Palmview, Texas

70 kg: Joshua Franco, Dunn, NC

71 kg: Malachi Ross, Grandview, Mo.

75 kg: Joseph Awinongya, Joliet, Ill.

75 kg: Chadsity Scott, Houston, Texas

80 kg: Elijah Lugo, Marietta, Ga.

+80 kg: Marik Ortiz, Uvalde, Texas

90 kg: Rishon Sims, Harrisburg, PA