VIRGINIA FUCHS

Weight Class: Flyweight/112 lbs
Hometown: Kemah, Texas
Resides in: Colorado Springs, Colo.
Birthdate: March 9, 1988
Height: 5-4
Coach’s name: Derwin Richards
Club name: Baby Bull Boxing Academy
Began boxing: In 2008, one of my friends is a boxer. We met at LSU and I started going to the gym to cross train for cross country my sophomore year and fell in love with the sport
Outside the ring: Ginny graduated from LSU in 2011 with a degree in kinesiology and currently works as a personal trainer along with training for the Olympic Games. She received a congratulatory letter from LSU Football Coach Les Miles after her win at the Olympic Trials.
Biggest accomplishment in the ring: Winning the 2016 Olympic Trials
Pre-fight ritual: Brush my teeth, take a warm shower and meditate before walking to the arena
Pre-fight music choice: Reggae
Favorite punch: Straight left
Did you know:
*I always travel with my gold medal pirate medallion
*I’m a pirate

2016 USA BOXING ELITE NATIONAL CHAMPION
2016 OLYMPIC TRIALS CHAMPION
2016 OLYMPIC TEST EVENT CHAMPION
2015 NATIONAL GOLDEN GLOVES CHAMPION
2013-15 USA BOXING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS SILVER MEDALIST
2012 OLYMPIC TRIALS PARTICIPANT