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Danielle Gay

Taekwondo

Danielle Gay

Nickname: "Dani"
Height: 5-5
Weight: 139
Birthplace: Rhinebeck, N.Y.
School: Rhinebeck H.S. 
Year of Graduation: 2013
Coach: Timothy Tocco
Dojang: Peak Performance New York

WTF World Ranking on 9/1/12: T-145th (-62kg)

Hobbies:
music, strength and conditioning, nutrition, sport sciences and soccer

Favorite Foods: chicken cutlets, Chinese food, and cheesecake

Pre-Competition Meal: chicken, bananas, and spaghetti

Favorite Movies: "Never Back Down", "Horrible Bosses" and "Mission Impossible 4"

Favorite Music: rap, hip hop and drake

Did You Know?: Danielle has a twin sister named Alexandra.

MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:
2012 
World Junior Championships (Jr. Lt. Heavy - 68kg): Round of 16
            -def. Cheyenne Cameron (AUS), 2-1, in Round of 32
            -lost to Dunja Lemajic (SLO), 6-4, in Round of 16
2012  U.S. Open (Jr. Lt. Heavy): BRONZE
          -def. Sabrina Elizarrey (USA), 6-0, in quarterfinals
          -lost to Victoria Avila Lujan (MEX), 4-4 (SUP), in semifinals
2012  Junior World Team Member (Jr. Light Heavy)
2012 
Junior World Championships Open Team Trials (Jr. Light Heavy): 1st

2011  AAU National Championships: GOLD
2011  Pan American Open: BRONZE

last updated 9/17/12