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Madison Motoyasu

Taekwondo

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Nickname: "Madi"
Height: 5-4
Weight: 121 pounds
Birthplace: Northridge, Calif.
High School: Academy of the Canyons (Valencia, Calif.)
Year of Graduation: 2012
Coaches: Luis Reyes, Akiko Reyes and Manny Reyes
Dojang: Kings Taekwondo

See Madison's November 2008 Q&A Athlete Profile

Hobbies include baking, reading, dancing and making friendship bracelets...her sister, Nicki Motoyasu, reached the quarterfinals of sparring at the 2007 & 2008 Junior Olympics...another sister, Kendra Motoyasu, has won gold medals in poomse at the 2008 U.S. Open and 2008 California State Championships, a silver at the 2008 Junior Olympics, and a gold in sparring in the Elite Open division at the 2008 Junior Olympics...favorite foods are kogi, Whoppers, swedish fish, fish sticks, quesadillas and chocolate chip cookies...eats Luna bars before a competition and almost anything after weigh-ins...favorite athletes are her teammates at Kings...favorite movies are The Notebook and A Walk to Remember...enjoys the music of Justin Nozuka and Taylor Swift...lists Russia as her favorite country visited for competition.

Did You Know?: Madison started playing basketball when she was 5 and continued playing club basketball for 9 years...she loves the color purple and going to the beach...hates scary movies and bugs.

Quotable Madison Motoyasu: "I feel so fortunate to have such wonderful teammates, coaches, family members and supporters. I wouldn't be where I am today without these incredible people." 

Competition Record:
2011 
Jr. Pan Am Championships (Jr. Welter): Round of 16
           -lost to Kristal Almodovar (PUR), 1-0 (OT), in Round of 16
2011  USAT Junior National Team Member (Jr. Welter)
2011 
USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Welter): 1st
2011 
USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Welter): BRONZE
2011  USAT San Diego National Qualifier (Jr. Welter): GOLD
2011 
U.S. Open (Jr. Welter): SILVER

2010  U.S. National Poomsae A Team Member (1st Team w/ Maisey Calinog & Mariel Calinog)
(did not compete at World Championships)
2010 
U.S. National Poomsae Team Trials (1st Team w/ Maisey Calinog & Mariel Calinog): 1st
2010 
USAT Fresno National Qualifier (Jr. Welter): GOLD
2010  California State Championships (Jr. Welter): SILVER
2010  Nevada State Championships (Jr. Sport Poomsae): GOLD
2010  Nevada State Championships (Sr. Bantam): GOLD
2010  Nevada State Championships (Jr. Light): SILVER
2010  U.S. Open (Jr. Light): BRONZE
2010  7th Int'l Taekwondo Olympic Hopes Championship in Chelyabinsk, Russia (Jr. Light): GOLD

2009  World Poomsae Championships (1st Female Team w/ Maisey Calinog and Mariel Calinog): semifinals
2009  National Poomsae Team Member
2009 
National Poomsae Team Trials (1st Team): 1st
2009  California State Championships (Jr. Feather): GOLD
2009  California State Championships (Sr. Bantam): SILVER

2008  National Poomsae Team Member
2008 
U.S. Open (Poomsae): GOLD
2008  Fresno National Qualifier (1st Team Poomsae): GOLD
2008  Fresno National Qualifier (Jr. Bantam): GOLD
2008  International Taekwondo Festival (Feather): GOLD
2008  International Taekwondo Festival (Poomsae): GOLD
2008  National Poomsae Team Trials (1st Team): 1st
2008  Junior Olympics (Bantam): BRONZE
2008  Camarillo Mayors Cup (Individual Poomsae): GOLD
2008  Camarillo Mayors Cup (Jr. Bantam): GOLD
2008  California State Championships (Jr. Bantam): GOLD

last updated 10/25/11