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2001 Pan Am Team Announced


COLORADO SPRINGS (August 7, 2001) – USA Judo has selected the Junior team
(under 20 years of age) that will represent the USA in the 2001 Pan American
Judo Union Junior and Juvenile Championships in Acapulco, Mexico on August
24-25. The selections for the Juvenile team (under 17 years of age) are
being finalized at this time and will be announced when confirmed.

Location: Acapulco, Mexico

The calendar is as follows:

Departure: Wednesday, August 22

Register: Thursday, August 23

Competition: Friday, August 24

Competition: Saturday, August 25

Return: Sunday, August 26

Junior Team (under 20 years of age)

Female Team

44 kg: Hata, Stephanie, El Cerrito, CA

48 kg: Matsumoto, Sayaka, richmond, CA

52 kg: Ratanasurakarn, Teresa, Whittier, CA

57 kg: Moticker, Tiffany, Atlanta, GA

63 kg: Imai, Cindy, Rosemead, CA

70 kg: Sharif, Asma, Downey, CA

78 kg: Mocco, Katie, North Bergen, CA

+78 kg: Haire, Abbie, Bryson City, CA

Male Team

55 kg: Williams-Murray, Taraje

60 kg: Takata, Taylor, San Jose, CA

66 kg: Torra, Nate, Clarksburg, MA

73 kg: Chivitchian, Sarkis, Los Angeles, CA

81 kg: Parisyan, Karapet, Los Angeles, CA

90 kg: Pedro, Michael, Danvers, MA

100 kg:Ferguson, Joseph, Hamilton, OH

+100 kg: Hoffmann, Kirk, St. Petersburg, FL

Coach Richard Riley, Colorado Springs, CO

Manager Eddie Arrazcaeta, Miami, FL

Referee: David Smith, Noblesville, IN