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Charles Conwell

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  • 2016

CHARLES CONWELL
Weight class: Middleweight/165 lbs
Hometown: Cleveland Heights, OH
Birthdate: November 2, 1997 
Height: 5'9
Coach: Charles Conwell (dad), Otha Jones II & Roshawn Jones
Club: Team TUFF Boxing Academy and Soul City Boxing
Began boxing: Age 11, my dad introduced me to Boxing and he said I can't quit. After awhile I fell in love with boxing.
Occupation: Student(Senior) Cleveland Heights High School
Biggest accomplishment in boxing: Winning the Olympic Trials
Favorite TV show: Man vs. Food
Favorite punch: Uppercut
Pre-fight ritual: Stretching
What would making the Olympic team mean to you: One of my biggest dreams came true!
Greatest asset in the ring: Adjusting quickly to win
Biggest inspiration: My family, they help motivate and push me to strive harder.
Biggest motivation: Knowing that one day I will be the champ and I will inspire other boxers.
Did you know:
* I have eight siblings
* I want to start a charity fund
2015 YOUTH MALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR
2016 OLYMPIC TRIALS CHAMPION
MEN’S TRIALS QUALIFIER III CHAMPION

TWO-TIME YOUTH NATIONAL CHAMPION
2015 NATIONAL GOLDEN GLOVES CHAMPION

Former Olympic Middleweight Boxers:

Middleweight

160 lbs
1920: Joseph Cranston
1920: Sam Lagonia
1924: Adolph Lefkowitch, Newport, Va.
1928: Harry H. Henderson, Virginia Beach, Va.
1932: Carmen Barth, Cleveland, Ohio (1st)
1932: James C. Atkinson, Norfolk, Va.
1948: Washington Jones, St. Louis, Mo.

165 lbs

1952: Floyd Patterson, New York, N.Y. (1st)
1956: Roger Rouse, Opportunity, Mo.
1960: Eddie Crook, Army (1st)
1964: Jimmy Rosette, Navy
1968: Alfred Jones, Detroit, Mich. (3rd)
1972: Marvin Johnson, Indianapolis, Ind. (3rd)
1976: Michael Spinks, St. Louis, Mo. (1st)
1980: Charles Carter, Yakima, Wash. (The United States did not participate)
1984: Virgil Hill, Williston, N.D. (2nd)
1988: Anthony Hembrick, Army
1992 Chris Byrd, Flint, Mich. (2nd)
1996: Rhoshii Wells, Riverdale, Ga. (3rd)
2000: Jeff Lacy, St. Petersburg, Fla.
2004: Andre Dirrell, Flint, Mich. (3rd)
2008: Shawn Estrada, E. Los Angeles, Calif.
2012: Terrell Gausha, Cleveland, Ohio


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