USA Boxing

BOXING: Shawn Estrada Wins Gold at the Second Americas Qualifier in Guatemala

May 01, 2008, 1 a.m. (ET)
(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.)-Middleweight Shawn Estrada (E. Los Angeles, Calif.) took home the gold from the second Americas Qualifier in Guatemala City, Guatemala on Wednesday. Estrada won a 4-1 paper scoring decision over Argentina's Ezequiel Maderna, in their middleweight championship bout to add a gold medal to his Olympic berth. The United States returned home from Guatemala on Thursday, and with Estrada's victory; the United States Olympic Boxing Team is set. The nine boxers competing in the Olympic Games will be light flyweight Luis Yanez (Duncanville, Texas), flyweight Rau'shee Warren (Cincinnati, Ohio), bantamweight Gary Russell, Jr. (Capitol Heights, Md.) , featherweight Raynell Williams (Cleveland, Ohio), lightweight Sadam Ali (Brooklyn, N.Y.); light welterweight Javier Molina (Commerce, Calif.), welterweight Demetrius Andrade (Providence, R.I.), middleweight Shawn Estrada (E. Los Angeles, Calif.) and heavyweight Deontay Wilder (Tuscaloosa, Ala.).
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