USA Taekwondo has selected the weight divisions to compete at the Pan Am Olympic Qualifier

Jan. 17, 2020, 6:06 p.m. (ET)

(Jan 17, 2020) - USA Taekwondo has selected the weight divisions to compete at the Pan Am Olympic Qualifier in Costa Rica. 

 

The divisions are:

 

Female -57kg

Male -80kg

Male +80kg

(Female -67kg was automatically qualified by Paige McPherson)

 

The USA Taekwondo athletes selected to go to the Pan Am Olympic Qualifier in Costa Rica and compete to qualify those weight divisions for the Olympics are:

 

Female -57kg: Anastasija Zolotic 

Male -80kg: Jaysen Ishida 

Male +80kg: Jonathan Healy

 

For each division successfully qualified there will be an Olympic Trials, with additional U.S. athletes qualifying for that fight off as per the selection procedure, except in the circumstance where the athlete who qualified the spot is ranked #1 in the U.S. National Rankings in both of the combined Olympic weights as of March 29, 2020, in which case they will be automatically named to the Olympic Team. 

 

Please refer to the selection procedure for further details.