Drew Thompson

Taekwondo

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Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
Birthplace: Federal Way, Wash.
High School: John F. Kennedy H.S. (Burien, Wash.)
Year of Graduation: 2013
Coach: John Phillips
Dojang: Phillips Taekwondo Center

Other Sports Played: football, basketball and track & field

Hobbies: hanging out with friends, playing guitar, video games, playing basketball and football, and listening to music

Family: brother, Adam Thompson, has competed nationally since 2004...brother, Pierce Thompson, has competed nationally since 2006 and won a bronze medal in the 12-13 year-old division at the 2010 U.S. Open...father, Mark Thompson, has competed nationally since 2007.

Favorite Foods: Italian food, stir fry, or any meat

Pre-Competition Meal: pasta w/ meatballs

Favorite Athlete: Marcus Trufant

Favorite Movies: "Inception", "Never Back Down", "The Hangover", and "The Dark Knight"

Favorite Music: hip-hop, rap, R&B, rock, pop and country

Did You Know?: Drew is 1/4 Korean.

MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:
2012 
World Junior Championships (Jr. Heavy): Round of 32
            -lost to Aref Farshad Mehr (IRI), 12-3, in Round of 32
2012  Junior World Championships Team Member (Jr. Heavy)
2012 
Junior World Championships Open Team Trials (Jr. Heavy): 1st

2011 
Jr. Pan Am Championships (Jr. Lt. Heavy): GOLD
           -def. Camilo Baena Tobon (COL), 13-0, in quarterfinals
           -def. Francis Bazin (CAN), 21-9, in semifinals
           -def. Jose Ramos Robles (MEX), 1-0 (OT), in finals
2011  USAT Junior National Team Member (Jr. Lt. Heavy)
2011 
USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Lt. Heavy): 1st
2011 
USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Lt. Heavy): GOLD
2011  U.S. Open (Jr. Lt. Heavy): GOLD

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

last updated 5/7/12