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Mark Lopez

Taekwondo

Mark Lopez
  • 2008

Height: 6-0
Weight: 165 lbs.
Coach: Jean Lopez
College/University: University of St. Thomas
Facebook: /MarkLopezTKD
Twitter: @marklopeztkd
World Rankings as of 9/1/12: 47th (-68kg); T-50th (-74kg)

Enjoys Netflix, Hulu, X-Box and Play Station 3 in his free time...favorite food is Chinese...Graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in Finance and a minor in Philosophy...was a part of sports history when he won the 2005 World Taekwondo Championships in the featherweight division, as his brother Steven and sister Diana also captured world titles at the same event, making them the first trio of siblings to win world championships in the same sport in the same year
 
Awards:
-2008 USA Taekwondo Male Athlete of the Year 
Competition Record:
2014  U.S. Open (Sr. Feather): SILVER

2013 U.S. National Team Member (Light)
2013
 U.S. National Team Trials (Light): 1st
2013  World Taekwondo Championships (Light): Round of 64
            
-lost to Jose Cobas (CUB), 7-2, in Round of 64


2012 
Olympic Trials - Phase 7 (-68kg): 1st

2011  World Taekwondo Championships (Light): Quarterfinals
          -def. Ching Hua Ciou (TPE), 4-2 in Round of 128
          -def. Elvin Mammadov (AZE), in overtime, in Round of 64
          -def. Tshimanga Giresse Kakesha (COD), by DSQ, in Round of 32
          -def. Cristian Clementi (ITA), by SUP, in Round of 16
          -lost to Alireza Nassrazadany (IRI), 7-1, in Quarterfinals

2011  U.S. National Team Member (Light)
2011 
U.S. National Team Trials (Light): 1st

2010 
2012 Olympic Team Trials 1 (Bantam/Feather): 3rd
2010  U.S. National Team Member (Light)

2009  World Taekwondo Championships (Light): BRONZE
2009  U.S. National Team Member (Light)
2009 
U.S. National Team Trials (Light): 1st

2008  U.S. Olympic Team Member (Bantam/Feather)
2008 
Olympic Trials (Feather): 1st
2008  Olympic Games (Feather): SILVER

2007  U.S. National Team Member (Feather)
2007 
Pan Am Olympic Qualifier: SILVER
2007  World Olympic Qualifier: Quarterfinals
2007  Olympic Trials (Bantam/Feather): 1st
2007  Sr. National Team Trials (Feather): 1st

2006  U.S. National Team Member (Feather)
2006 
Dutch Open (Light): GOLD
2006  Sr. National Team Trials (Feather): 1st

2005  U.S. National Team Member (Feather)
2005
  World Championships (Feather): GOLD

2003  World Championships: SILVER
2003  National Collegiate Team Trials (Feather): GOLD

2002  World University Championships (Feather): SILVER
2002  National Collegiate Team Trials (Feather): GOLD
2002  National Collegiate Championships (Feather): GOLD
2002  NCTA Male Athlete of the Year

2001  U.S. National Championships (Feather): GOLD
2001  National Collegiate Championships (Feather): GOLD

2000  U.S. Olympic Qualifying Tournament #1 (Fly): GOLD
2000  U.S. Olympic Team Trials (Fly): BRONZE
2000  U.S. National Team Trials (Bantam): SILVER
2000  National Collegiate Championships (Feather): GOLD

1999  U.S. National Team Member (Bantam)
1999 
U.S. National Championships (Bantam): BRONZE
1999  U.S. National Team Trials (Bantam): GOLD
1999  World Championships (Bantam): BRONZE
1999  U.S. Junior Olympic Championships (Light): BRONZE

1998  U.S. Open (Fin): SILVER
1998  Spain Open(Fin): SILVER
1998  U.S. National Championships (Fin): BRONZE
1998  U.S. National Team Trials (Fin): BRONZE
1998  U.S. Junior Olympic Championships (Feather): GOLD
1998  World Junior Championships (Feather): BRONZE

1997  U.S. Open (Junior Fly): GOLD
1997  U.S. Junior Olympic Championships (Fin): GOLD

1996  U.S. Open (Junior Super Fin): GOLD
1996  U.S. Junior Olympic Championships (Fin): GOLD

1995  U.S. Junior Olympic Championships (Fin): GOLD

1994  U.S. Junior Olympic Championships (Fin): GOLD

1993  U.S. Junior Olympic Championships (Fin): GOLD

1992  U.S. Junior Olympic Championships (Fin): GOLD

1991  U.S. Junior Olympic Championships (Fin): GOLD

1990  U.S. Junior Olympic Championships (Fin): GOLD

last updated: 2/27/14

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