Nickname: "The Rainman"
Height: 6-2
Weight: 160 lbs.
Birthplace: Irving, Texas
High School: North Hills Preparatory (Irving, Texas) 
Year of Graduation: 2011
Coach: Master Sang Cha
Dojang: NTA

World Ranking on 9/1/12:  T-71st (-74kg)

Other Sports Played:
2 years of basketball in high school

eating, sleeping and sparring

Family: younger brother Kian is a red belt in taekwondo

Favorite Foods: Afghan food ("by a mile")

Pre-Competition Meal: pizza

Favorite Athlete: Rohullah Nikpai

Favorite Movies: "The Hangover" and

Favorite Music: anything from country to house to rap

Quotable Thomas Rahimi: "I am very blessed for everything around me. I thank you God, family, friends, parents and Master Cha."

2016  U.S. Senior National Team Member (Light)
World Taekwondo Team Championships (Mixed Gender Team): BRONZE
2016  U.S. Senior National Team Trials (Light): 1st
2016  Pan American Championships (-74kg): SILVER
          -def. Andrew Leitold (CAN), 5-3, in quarterfinals
          -def. Jorge Alvarez (ARG), 3-1, in semifinals
          -lost to Miguel Radillo (MEX), 5-3, in finals
2016  Pan American Open (-74kg): GOLD

2015  World Cup Team Championships Team Member
Argentina Open (-74kg): BRONZE
2015  Bolivia Open (-74kg): BRONZE
2015  Paraguay Open (-74kg): SILVER

2014  USA Taekwondo National Team Trials (men’s light): FIRST
2014  U.S. National Team member (Light)

USAT National Championships (Light): GOLD
2011  Arlington National Qualifier (Light): GOLD

2010  USAT Junior National Team Member (Jr. Middle)
USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Middle): GOLD
2010  USAT Dallas National Qualifier (Jr. Middle): GOLD
2010  USAT Texas State Championships (Senior): SILVER
2010  USAT Texas State Championships (Junior): GOLD
2010  USAT U.S. Open (Junior): BRONZE

2009  USAT Junior National Team Trials: BRONZE
2009  USAT Junior Olympics: BRONZE
2009  Texas State Championships: GOLD
2009  AAU Qualifier-Dallas: GOLD

2008  Texas State Championships: GOLD
2008  AAU Qualifier-Houston: GOLD
2008  USAT Houston National Qualifier: GOLD
2008  Fort Worth International: BRONZE

2007  USAT Junior Olympics (Elite Open): GOLD

2006  USAT Junior Olympics: BRONZE
2006  Kansas State Championships: GOLD
2006  USAT Dallas National Qualifier: GOLD
2006  Fort Worth International: GOLD

2005  USAT Junior Olympics: SILVER
2005  Kansas State Championships: GOLD
2005  USAT Houston National Qualifier: GOLD
2005  Fort Worth International: GOLD

2004  USAT Junior Olympics: BRONZE
2004  Kansas State Championships: BRONZE
2004  Fort Worth International: GOLD

2003  USAT Junior Olympics: BRONZE
2003  Kansas State Championships: GOLD
2003  Texas State Championships: BRONZE
2003  Fort Worth International: BRONZE

2002  USAT Junior Olympics: GOLD
2002  Kansas State Championships: GOLD
2002  Texas State Championships: BRONZE
2002  Fort Worth International: GOLD

2001  USAT Junior Olympics: BRONZE
2001  Kansas State Championships: GOLD
2001  Texas State Championships: GOLD
2001  Fort Worth International: SILVER

2000  AAU National Championships: GOLD
2000  Fort Worth International: GOLD

last updated 12/14/16