American Boxer Richard Torrez’s parents were ecstatic after their son reached the finals in the men’s boxing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Let us find more about the Olympian and his parents in this article.
Richard Torrez Jr. is an American Super Heavyweight boxer. He qualified for the 2020 Summer Olympics to represent the United States.
Richard has reached the finals of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in boxing and will fight for the gold medal.
Meet Richard Torrez Parents: Richard Torrez Sr and Kim Torrez
Richard Torrez Jr.’s parents are his father, Richard Torrez Sr. and his mother, Kim Torrez.
His grandfather and father both were boxers. His father, Richard Torrez Sr., reached the quarterfinals in the U.S. Trails for the 1984 Olympics.
The heavyweight boxer’s coach is his father, Richard Torrez Sr. Boxing, a major part of the family, and Torrez Jr. is a third-generation boxer.
Richard was born on June 1, 1999, and his hometown is Tulare, California. He graduated as High School Valedictorian and was a member of the Robotics and Chess Club in school.
Richard won a bronze at the 2019 Pan American Games at Super Heavyweight and finished fifth at the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships.
Richard Torrez Ethnicity And Nationality Explored
Richard Torres’s ethnicity is mixed as he is a Mexican-American. He has a Latino and American heritage and is a third-generation boxer in the family.
Talking about his nationality, Richard is an American citizen. He is currently representing Team USA in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in boxing and has reached the finals. He will be fighting for the gold against Uzbekistan’s Bakhodir Jalolov.
?? Richard Torrez is the USA’s super-heavyweight at #Tokyo2020 – finally, a big man to end years of Olympic ignominy? ??@richardtorrez21 INTERVIEW | by @JamesDielhenn
— Sky Sports Boxing (@SkySportsBoxing) July 22, 2021
We can Torrez Jr. on Instagram under the username @therichardtorrez. He has a verified account with 13.6k followers on I.G. He has shared 209 posts to date on the platform.
Richard is also on Twitter, where he has 1.2k followers following him on the social media platform. He joined Twitter in March 2014 and has shared 338 tweets so far.