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Kiana Chai Chong

Taekwondo

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Nickname: Atomic Butterfly
Height: 5’
Weight: 79 lbs
Coach: Master Nigel Chai Chong
Club: Chai Chong’s Black Belt Academy
Year started taekwondo: 2003
School: Beltsville Academy (Middle School)

Awards: Honor Roll, Principal’s Award for Excellence

Favorite books: Nancy Drew
Hobbies outside of taekwondo: Biking, soccer, volleyball
Favorite TV shows: Liv and Maddie
Favorite athlete: Rhonda Rowsey, Gabby Douglas
Favorite/personal quote: “Nothing is impossible with God,” Luke 1:37

Competition Record (include any Olympics, World Championships, National Teams and other major events): 

2015  2nd WTF World Cadet Taekwondo Championships (-37kg): SILVER
          -def. Alba Palmer Soler (ESP), 13-1, in Rd. of 16
          -def. Mi-reu Kang (KOR), 13-7, in quarterfinals
          -def. Supara Jarussangkulkij (THA), 14-2, in semifinals
          -lost to Mobina Nejad Katesari (IRI), 5-4, in finals
2015  USA Taekwondo Cadet National Team Member (-37kg): 

2014  USA Taekwondo Cadet National Team member
2014  USA Taekwondo Cadet World Championship Team Trials- WINNER

2013  USA Taekwondo Cadet National Team member
2013  AAU Cadet National Team Member
2013  U.S. Open- Gold
2013  USA Taekwondo National Championship- Gold 

2012  U.S. Open- Gold
2012  AAU National Championship- Gold
2012  USA Taekwondo National Championship- Gold 

2011  AAU Nationals- Gold
2011  AAU Cadet National Team Member

2010  AAU National Championship- Gold
2010  AAU Junior Olympic Games- Gold

2009  AAU National Championship- Gold

last updated 8/31/15