Dara Shen

USA Boxing

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Weight Class: Light heavyweight/178 lbs
Hometown:
Alexandria, Va.

Birthdate:
July 10, 1986

Height:
5-9

Coach’s Name:
Kay Koroma

Started boxing:
In 2007, to get in shape & make a positive change in my life.

Occupation:
 Project Management for Construction & Real Estate Development

Career Highlights:
 World Championships & Asian Women’s Championships in 2012

Greatest asset in the ring:
Adaptability

If I wasn’t boxing:
 I have no idea what I would be doing. I can’t imagine my life without boxing.

Biggest Inspiration:
 My mom.  She showed me the value of hard work and perseverance.  She put herself through school with four young kids in a country that was foreign to her.

Biggest motivation:
 People who doubt me, and the thought that my competition is out there training to try and beat me.
Did you know:
Dara has great appreciation for art in any form or fashion and likes to write

2014 USA BOXING NATIONAL CHAMPION

2013 USA BOXING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS SILVER MEDALIST

2012 U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS FOR WOMEN’S BOXING PARTICIPANT

2012 TAIWAN OLYMPIC TRIALS CHAMPION