Bernard Posey

USA Taekwondo

Nickname: "B"
Height: 5-11
Weight: 140 pounds
Birthplace: Greensboro, N.C.
High School: Northeast (McLeansville, N.C.) '08
Dojang: PURE Taekwondo Center
Social media: www.ptkdcenter.com

World Ranking on 9/1/12: T-103rd (-63kg)

He enjoys teaching, going to church and playing soccer...his favorite book is the Bible...enjoys watching ESPN, Travel Channel and Discovery...favorite foods include chicken parm and Korean...instills character in his students at PURE Taekwondo Center and he loves to represent his country...favorite quote: "You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give." -Eleanor Roosevelt. 

Awards:
-named USA Taekwondo's 2007 Male Junior Athlete of the Year
-named Outstanding Male Athlete at 2007 Pan American Jr. Championships

Competition Record:

2012  Olympic Trials - Phase 7 (-68kg): 5th

2011  World Taekwondo Championships (Bantam): Round of 64
          -lost to Byron Rodrigo Vasquez Rivas (ESA), WDR due to injury 3-0, in Round of 64
2011  U.S. National Team Member (Bantam)
2011 
U.S. National Team Trials (Bantam): 1st

2010 
2012 Olympic Team Trials 1 (Bantam/Feather): 4th
2010 
U.S. Open (Bantam): SILVER

2009  U.S. National Team Trials (Bantam): 2nd
2009  National Team Qualifier (Bantam): 3rd

2008  Pan Am Championships (Bantam): BRONZE
2008  Pan Am Championships Team Member (Bantam)

2007  Pan Am Jr. Championships (Jr. Feather): GOLD
2007  Junior Team Trials (Jr. Feather): 1st
2007  Junior Olympics (Jr. Feather): BRONZE
2007  Senior National Team Trials (Fin): 2nd

2006  U.S. Senior Nationals (Fin): SILVER
2006  World Junior Championships (Feather): BRONZE
2006  Junior Olympics (Jr. Feather): GOLD
2006  USAT Junior National Team Member

2005  Pan Am Junior Championships (Bantam): BRONZE
2005  Junior National Team Member
2005  Junior Olympics: GOLD
2005  U.S. Open: BRONZE

2002  Junior Olympics: BRONZE

last updated 3/26/13