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Brian Gallagher


Brian Gallagher

Nicknames: "BJ" and "Bgal"
Height: 5-9
Weight: 136 pounds
Birthplace: Miami, Fla.
High School: homeschooled ('02)
College: University of Wyoming ('06)
Major: Marketing
Coach: Bob Gallagher
Dojang: Eagle Spirit Academy of TKD

World Rankings on 9/1/12: 114th (-68kg); 57th (-74kg)

See Brian's February 2009 Q&A Athlete Profile

Also played baseball in high school...enjoys basketball, football, baseball, frisbee, camping, PlayStation, X-Box, hanging out with friends, going clubbing and listening to music...his sister made the Junior National Taekwondo Team in 1999...favorite foods are pasta, anything at the Olive Garden, and Japanese...prior to competition he eats fruit and lots of water because "I don't like feeling full before I fight."...favorite athlete is Dwyane Wade...favorite movie is The Shawshank Redemption...favorite music is R/B and Hip/Hop...favorite country visited for competition is England.

Did You Know...?: He writes lyrics with his friends. 

Competition Record:

2012  Olympic Trials - Phase 7 (-80kg): 3rd

U.S. National Team Trials (Feather): 3rd

2012 Olympic Team Trials 1 (Bantam/Feather): 2nd
U.S. Open (Light): SILVER

2009  World Taekwondo Championships (Bantam): Round of 32
2009  U.S. National Team Member (Bantam)
U.S. National Team Trials (Bantam): 1st

2008  Toronto Open (Olympic Feather): SILVER
2008  Olympic Trials (Olympic Feather): 4th

2007  U.S. National Team Member (Bantam)
Olympic Trials Phase 1(Bantam/Feather): 3rd
2007  Collegiate Championships (Bantam): BRONZE
2007  Sr. National Team Trials (Bantam): 1st

2006  U.S. National Team Member (Bantam)
Sr. National Team Trials (Bantam): 1st

2005  U.S. Senior Nationals (Bantam): GOLD
2005  U.S. National Team Member (Bantam)

2004  Senior Nationals: GOLD
2004  World University Championships: Team Member
2004  Collegiate Team Trials: GOLD

2003  Collegiate Nationals: GOLD
2003  Colorado State Championships: GOLD

2002  Junior Festival: GOLD
2002  Senior Nationals: SILVER
2002  Team Trials: BRONZE
2002  Collegiate Nationals: GOLD
2002  Colorado State Championships: GOLD

2001  Junior Nationals: GOLD
2001  Colorado State Championships: GOLD

2000  U.S. Cup Team Member
2000  Wyoming State Championships: GOLD

1999  Wyoming State Championships: GOLD

1998  Wyoming State Championships: GOLD

1997  Wyoming State Championships: GOLD

1996  Wyoming State Championships: GOLD

1995  Florida State Championships: GOLD

1994  Florida State Championships: GOLD

1993  Florida State Championships: GOLD

1992  Florida State Championships: GOLD

last updated 9/12/12