Tag Archive | Heaven Garcia

2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Boxing Women’s Field Finalized

Following four qualifying tournaments that began in December 2018, the field of 40 elite female boxers who will compete next month at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Boxing in Lake Charles, La. is final. A total of 117 elite female boxers competed throughout the year for the 40 available spots. Only ten will […]

Heaven can’t wait: LA flyweight Heaven Garcia Fighting for another gold medal at Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

Los Angeles flyweight Heaven Garcia is on a mission to become only the third American boxer, second female, to capture gold medals at the Youth World Championships and upcoming Youth Olympics during the same year, joining Shakur Stevenson and Jajairia Gonzales, who both accomplished this rare feat in 2014. The Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos […]

Garcia and Stevens Close Out 2018 Youth World Championships with Wins

The final day of the 2018 Youth World Championships in Budapest, Hungary was another golden day for Team USA, as both Heaven Garcia (El Monte, Calif.) and Asa Stevens (Waianae, Hawaii) won the female and male flyweight titles.. Stevens began the final day of boxing in the first bout against 2018 European Champion Ivan Price […]

Team USA Advances 3 to Youth World Championship Finals

On the eighth day of competition at the 2018 Youth World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Team USA advanced three boxers to the championship bouts, while Isamary Aquino (Universal City, Texas) picked up her second Youth World Championships bronze medal. Flyweight Asa Stevens (Waianea, Hawaii) started the Americans off on a winning note with a 3-2 […]

USA Boxing Announces Four Boxers to Compete at Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018

USA Boxing announced today the four boxers who were nominated to represent the United States at the Summer Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, pending approval by the United States Olympic Committee. The Youth Olympic Games will be held Oct. 6-8, with the boxing competition to take place Oct. 14-18 in Argentina. Following the 2017 […]

Finale of 2018 Youth Continental Championships is Golden for Team USA

The final night of the 2018 Youth Continental Championships saw the American delegation collect seven gold medals and three silvers, making their final medal count 11 golds, three silvers and one bronze at the week-long tournament that took place at the Hotel Elegante in Colorado Springs, Colo. Two highlights of the championships included light heavyweight […]