Nicolas Silva

Taekwondo

Nicolas Silva

Nickname: "Nick"
Weight: 120 lbs.
Birthplace: Framingham, Mass.
High School: Milford H.S.
Year of Graduation: 2012
Coach: Tom Chea
Dojang: Chea's Taekwondo

World Rankings on 9/1/12: T-39th (-54kg); T-149th (-58kg)

Awards:
-2011 finalist for Chris Canning Award of Excellence

Hobbies:
hanging out with friends, going to parties, using the computer, playing soccer for fun, and reading fiction books

Favorite Foods: Chinese and Brazilian

Pre-Competition Meal: pasta the night before

Favorite Athlete: Lucio from the Brazilian National Soccer Team because he's always focused during a game, giving 100% and never faltering

Favorite Movie: "The Hangover"

Favorite Music: likes many different types

Did You Know?: Nicolas took the SAT in 7th grade and scored in the top 10 percentile in the U.S....he can solve the Rubix Cube in less than a minute...he almost drowned when he was little.

MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:
2011 
USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Feather): 2nd
2011 
USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Feather): GOLD
2011  USAT Buffalo National Qualifier (Sr. Fly): SILVER
2011 
U.S. Open (Sr. Fin): GOLD
2011  U.S. Open (Jr. Feather): BRONZE

2010  U.S. Junior National Team Member (Jr. Feather)
2010 
USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Feather): GOLD
2010  USAT National Qualifier: GOLD

2009  USAT Junior Olympics: GOLD
2009  Junior World Team Trials: 2nd
2009  Junior World Qualifier: 1st

2008  Junior Olympics: BRONZE

2007  Junior Olympics: GOLD
2007  USAT U.S. Open: BRONZE

2006  Junior Olympics: BRONZE

2005  Junior Olympics: SILVER

2003  Junior Olympics: BRONZE

last updated 9/11/12