Nico Hernandez

Boxing

Name: Nico Hernandez
Sport: Boxing
Discipline(s): Boxing
Weight Class: Light flyweight
Height: 5-4
Weight: 108 lbs
DOB: 1/4/1996
Hometown: Wichita, Kan.
Team/Club: Northside 316 Boxing Club
Coach(es): Lewis Hernandez
Olympic Experience
  • 2016 U.S. OLYMPIAN
World Championship Experience
  • LOST IN OPENING ROUND OF 2015 ELITE MEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Other Career Highlights
  • AMERICAS OLYMPIC QUALIFIER SILVER MEDALIST
  • U.S. OLYMPIC TRIALS CHAMPION
  • 2015 CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS BRONZE MEDALIST
  • 2014 YOUTH OPEN CHAMPION
  • 2011-12 JUNIOR OLYMPIC NATIONAL CHAMPION
Personal: Nico works his father as a lube tech at a Wichita area trucking company...He also wrestled and ran cross country in high school...He boxes in memory of his teammate and close friend Tony Losey who passed away in 2014. Nico and Tony shared the dream of competing in the Olympics so he feels like Tony is with him during his Olympic run....He loves tattoos and has several and each of them have a special meaning to him....He's named after twin brothers who passed away before Nico was born

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