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Chau Truong

Taekwondo

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Height: 5'7"
Weight: 135
Birthplace: Long An, Vietnam
High School: Harding H.S. (St. Paul, Minn.) '97
College: University of Wisconsin - River Falls '03
Major: Health and Human Performance/Economics
Dojang: Minnesota Family Taekwondo

Social Media Links: Minnesota Family Taekwondo

Other sports played: wrestling (two years), buddha fist kung fu (two years)

Hobbies: weight lifting, table tennis, bike riding and piano

Favorite Foods: Vietnamese pho, hollow vegetables and cookies

Pre-Competition Meal: something light with rice

Favorite Athlete: Cung Le

Favorite Movie: Fist of Legend

Did You Know?: Chau is a hard-working father of three, full-time taekwondo instructor and fitness professional. Every morning he gets up and walks three miles while pushing three kids in a stroller.

Quotable Chau Truong: "I would like to thank my family, friends, students and training partners for helping me prepare for competition. It's an honor to be chosen for the U.S. National Poomsae Team, and I will be practicing hard."

MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS

2014  USAT National Team Trials: Gold (men’s senior team 2)
2014  US Open: Gold (team poomsae), Bronze (individual poomsae)

2013  WTF World Poomsae Championships: Bronze (men's senior 2 team) 
2013  USAT National Team Trials: Gold (men's senior 2 poomsae team) 
2013  
U.S. Open: Gold (men's senior 2 poomsae team) 

2012  WTF World Poomsae Championships: Finalist (men's senior 2 team) 
2012  USAT National Team Trials: Gold (men's senior 2 poomsae team) 

2011  U.S. Open (2nd Senior Poomsae): GOLD

2010 
U.S. Open (2nd Sr. Poomsae): GOLD

2009  World Poomsae Championships (2nd Senior): semifinals
2009  USAT National Poomsae Team Trials (2nd Senior): 1st
2009  USAT National Qualifier (Poomsae): GOLD

2008  USAT National Poomsae Team Trials: Finalist
2008  USAT National Qualifier (Poomsae): SILVER

2007  USNTF TKD Championship: Poomsae Grand Champion

2006  Pan Am Open (Poomsae): GOLD

2004  Andy Wallen Memorial Tournament: Poomsae Grand Champion