FEATURE: San Antonio boxer Vincent Siordia staying patient after Olympic dreams put on hold
SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio boxer Vincent Siordia, a Filipino-American, was invited to audition for the Philippines National Team to fight in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. He made the team, but the Olympics were moved to this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Siordia trained once more to represent his native country this July, but was told he’d have to wait to compete in the next Olympic cycle in 2024 due to a lack of prior international experience.
San Antonio boxer to represent Philippines in Olympics
SAN ANTONIO – Vincent Siordia is making a name for himself in the boxing world. He received the call to try-out for the Philippine Olympic team back in December 2019. He is the only Filipino-American boxer representing their team and he was also on the South Texas boxing team. With the Olympics on hold, he is training at the Luna Boxing Facility on the south side with trainer Tony Luna. Training includes zoom workouts with his team along with training ay gyms here in San Antonio.