Name: Stephen Lambdin
Weight Class: +80kg (Heavyweight)
Weight: 220 pounds
Birthplace: Rockwall, Texas
Hometown: Colleyville, Texas
Current Residence: Oklahoma City, Okla.
High School: Colleyville Heritage High School (Colleyville, Texas) '14
College: California Lutheran University
Coach: Jason Poos
Dojang: Poos Taekwondo
- Rio 2016 is first Olympic Games
World Championship Experience
- Most recent: 2015 -- quarterfinalist (+80kg)
- Years of participation: 2011, 2015
- Medals: none
Other Career Highlights
- 2016 Pan American Taekwondo Championships, silver (+80kg)
- 2016 Pan American Olympic Qualification Tournament, silver (+80kg)
- 2011 Pan American Games, bronze (+80kg)
- World University Championships: 2008 (bronze), 2012 (bronze)
- Junior World Championships: 2002, 2004 (bronze)
- 2010 USA Taekwondo Male Athlete of the Year
- 2008 National Collegiate Taekwondo Association Male Athlete of the Year
- 2007 National Collegiate Taekwondo Association Freshman Male Athlete of the Year
- 2005 USA Taekwondo Male Junior Athlete of the Year
Personal: Competed in track and cross country for two years in high school...Hobbies include running...Favorite foods are Korean and Mexican...Eats a big omelet prior to competition...Favorite athlete is Steven Lopez...Favorite movie is "Old School"...Enjoys all types of music...Lists Germany as his favorite country visited for competition.
last updated 7/14/16
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