Brisbane, CA’s Charlie Sheehy Makes USA Boxing’s Olympic Qualification Team
It was announced this morning via a press release that USA Boxing had removed Keyshawn Davis (Alexandria, Va.) from USA Boxing’s Olympic Qualification Team due to the violation of the USA Boxing Athlete Selection Procedures resulting in him being disqualified from participating in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, which as of now will take place in the summer of 2021.
Charlie Sheehy, of Brisbane, California, who has traveled with the team extensively, and has represented the USA in international competition since the Olympic Trials, is now replacing Davis as the 63 kg. Olympian from the United States.
When reached for comment, Sheehy of San Francisco had the following to say exclusively to ITRBoxing.com
“I am thrilled at the chance to qualify for the Olympics, and want to thank my family, USA Boxing, the coaching staff, my coach back home,” said an excited Sheehy. “I want to bring a gold medal medal back the Bay Area, and that is the goal.”