Tiffany Khuu

Taekwondo

Nickname: "The Honey Badger"
Height:
5-4
Weight: 112 lbs.
Birthplace: Los Angeles, Calif.
High School: 
Diamond Bar High School (Diamond Bar, Calif.) 
Year of Graduation: 2013
Coaches: Sven Lorrimer & Grandmaster Young In Cheon
Dojang: Young In Cheon TKD (Diamond Bar, Calif.)

WTF World Ranking on 9/1/12: T-79th (-53kg)

Other Sports Played in High School:
track & field and basketball

Hobbies:
listening to music, reading, playing basketball and going to the movies

Favorite Food: burger

Pre-Competition Meal: something light for dinner and fruits for breakfast

Favorite Athlete: Michael Phelps

Favorite Movie: "The Warrior"

Favorite Music: hip hop, pop and R&B

Favorite Country Visited for Competition: Korea

Did You Know?: Tiffany has been to 11 countries including France, Australia and Korea.

Favorite Quote: "Believe in yourself and anything is possible. Never put a limit on what you can achieve and reach for the impossible."

MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:

2012 
USAT National Championships (Jr. Light): GOLD
2012  World Junior Championships (Jr. Light -52kg): Round of 32
            -def. Alina Kryshniova (BLR), 3-0 OT, in Round of 64
            -lost to Wan-Chu Lo (TPE), 3-0, in Round of 32
2012  Junior World Championships Team Member (Jr. Light)
2012 
Junior World Championships Open Team Trials (Jr. Light): 1st

2011  USAT San Diego National Qualifier (Junior): SILVER
2011  USAT San Diego National Qualifier (Senior): GOLD
2011  U.S. Open (Junior): SILVER
2011  Pan Am Open (Sr. Bantam): GOLD
2011  Pan Am Open (Jr. Light): BRONZE

2010  Global Open (Junior): GOLD
2010  6th KBS Korea Open (Junior): SILVER
2010  California State Championships: GOLD

2009  California State Championships: GOLD

2008  USAT Junior Olympics: BRONZE
2008  USAT Fresno National Qualifier: GOLD

2007  USAT Junior Olympics: BRONZE
2007  USAT Fresno National Qualifier: GOLD

2006  USAT Junior Olympics: SILVER
2006  USAT Anaheim National Qualifier: BRONZE

last updated 9/13/12