Cadet Worlds Team Finalized

July 14, 2019, 12:38 a.m. (ET)
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The 20-member sparring team that will compete at the 2019 World Taekwondo Cadet World Championships has been finalized by USA Taekwondo. The event, featuring 550 athletes from more than 50 countries, will be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Aug. 7-10.


The Team USA roster for the event is as follows:

Female Athletes:
-29 kg Ashley Choi
-33 kg Isabel Fazekas
-37 kg Kaelin Chan* 
-41 kg Elizabeth Marinov
-44 kg Samantha Pae** 
-47 kg Naomi Alade
-51 kg Riley Dickinson
-55 kg Maya Mata
-59 kg Ava Lee
59+kg Angelina Capella
Male Athletes
-33 kg Joshua West
-37 kg Matthew Alfonso
-41 kg Albert Shipman
-45 kg Tristan Thomas
-49 kg William Cunningham
-53 kg Marcus Bennett
-57 kg Luke Fazekas
-61 kg Aiden Bevel
-65 kg Christopher Dion Williams
65+kg Liam Woods


*Chan was the first alternate and was named to the team after Loralie McGregor withdrew

**Pae was the second alternate and was named to the team after Makenzie MacGregor and the first alternate withdrew. Pae was third place in points