Canadian Taekwondo Athletes Shine Amongst World’s Best at Pan Am Junior and Cadet Championships

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PORTLAND, USA.—Canada’s taekwondo athletes combined to rack up 22 medals in poomsae and kyorugi competitions at the 2019 Pan Am Junior and Cadet Championships in Portland, Oregon. Team Canada won the 2nd most medals among all countries in the 2019 Pan Am junior and cadet Championships 

A strong contingent of Canadians were among the top-level athletes a deep international field where they finished second overall as a nation. The following Canadian athletes celebrated podium performances throughout the weekend.


Poomsae Cadet

Christine Cho/Terence Chun Heing (Pair) – Gold

Terence Chun Hei Ng (Male Individual) – Silver

Christine Cho/Madison Le/Natalie To (Female Team) – Silver

Ethan So/Ivan Leung/Nathan Anson Lor (Male Team) – Bronze


Poomsae Junior

Jacob Gonzaga/Sharlene Duont (Under 17 Pair) – Gold

Michelle Lee (Female Under 17 Indiv) – Silver

Anton Carreon/Valerie Ho (Under 17 Pair) – Silver

Joshua Kwan/Faith Tai (Under 17 Pair) – Bronze 

Alan Van/Evan Van/Lawrence Ka Hei Ng/Michelle Lee/Valerie Ho (Under 17 Mixed) – Silver 

Michelle Lee/Anton/Carreon (Female Pair) – Bronze

Gordon Cheuk/Daniel Zhen/Lawrence Ka Hei Ng (Male Team) – Bronze

Evelyn Wu/Megan Yung/Sabrina So (Female Team) – Bronze

Kristen Chow/Faith Tai/Maia Cossette (Female Junior Team) – Bronze 

Anton Carreon (Male Under 17 Indiv) – Bronze

Michelle Lee  (Female Junior Individual) – Bronze 

Brianna Mei/Karsten Chan (Junior Pair) – Bronze 



Kyorugi Cadet                                                              

Noah Nacsa (M-33kg) – Gold

Sophia Fokas (F-41kg) – Gold

Balvir Dhillon (M-65kg) – Gold

Nithan Brindamohan (M-41kg) – Silver

Alicia Fox-Vignarajah (F-47kg) – Silver

Katie Cox (F-55kg) – Silver

Danvir Dhillon (M-65kg) – Silver

Ali Hilal (M-49kg) – Bronze

Seung Ju Kim (M-53kg) – Bronze

Ayoub Bouriel (M-57kg) – Bronze

Giorgia Pezzo (F-59kg) – Bronze

Marcello Fontana (M-61kg) – Bronze


Kyorugi Junior

Carrington Carroll (F-49kg) – Gold

Rayan Omar – (M-51kg) – Gold

Gabrielle Leclerc (F-52kg) – Silver

Django Meier – (M-59kg) – Silver

Alexander Genewicz (M-73kg) – Silver


Kyle Card (M+78kg) – Silver

Ludovic Simard (M-48kg) – Bronze 

Nicholas Hoefling – (M-55kg) – Bronze

Leonarda Andric (F-59kg) – Bronze

Julianna Campos (F-68kg) – Bronze


Coach Carla Bacco is awarded as MVP Kyorugi Coach 


Para Poomsae

Arbuckle Austin (Male Under 30 P20) – Gold

Taekwondo Canada is the National Sport Governing Body for Taekwondo in Canada. We are recognized by World Taekwondo, Pan American Taekwondo Union, Sport Canada, Own the Podium, Canadian Olympic Committee, and the Canadian Paralympic Committee. Taekwondo Canada sends national teams to the Olympic Games, World Taekwondo Championships, Pan Am Taekwondo Championships, Pan Am Games, World Taekwondo Junior Championships, Poomsae World Championships, Pan Am Poomsae Championships, and is also targeting the 2020 Paralympic Games.

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2019 Pan Am Championships Results pdf (3 MB)
2019 Pan Am Open Results pdf (687 KB)
2019 Pan Am Para Open Results pdf (867 KB)


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