National Poomsae Team Named

July 04, 2009, 6:46 p.m. (ET)

The U.S. National Poomsae Team was selected on Saturday after two days of trials during the USA Taekwondo National Championships in Austin, Texas. The squad that was selected will compete at the 2009 World Poomsae Championships. The qualifiers for the team are listed below.

Junior Male (14-18) - Christopher Tran (Vancouver, Wash.)
Junior Female (14-18) - Shannon Chang (Dallas, Texas)

1st Senior Male (19-30) - Justin Wang (Baldwin Park, Calif.)
1st Senior Female (19-30) - Lilian Angel (Orange, Calif.)

2nd Senior Male (31-40) - Chau Van Truong (New Brighton, Minn.)
2nd Senior Female (31-40) - Akiko Reyes (Chatsworth, Calif.)

1st Masters Male (41-50) - David Turgeon (Amston, Conn.)
1st Masters Female (41-50) - Dure Chang (Anchorage, Alaska)

2nd Masters Male (51 & over) - Reggie Ubiadas (Chatsworth, Calif.)
2nd Masters Female (51 & over) - Noreen Thackrey (Fresno, Calif.)

1st Pairs (14-35) - Muhammad Chishti (Carlsbad, Calif.) and Lilian Angel (Orange, Calif.)
2nd Pairs (36 & over) - Reggie Ubiadas (Chatsworth, Calif.) and Dure Chang (Anchorage, Alaska)

1st Male Team (14-35) - Rocky Cao (San Jose, Calif.), Albert Jong (San Jose, Calif.) and Alvin Jong (San Jose, Calif.)
2nd Male Team (36 & over) - Garth Cooley (Indianapolis, Ind.), David Turgeon (Amston, Conn.) and Ron Southwick (East Lansing, Mich.)

1st Female Team (14-35) - Maisey Calinog (Granada Hills, Calif.), Mariel Calinog (Granada Hills, Calif.) and Madison Motoyasu (Newhall, Calif.)
2nd Female Team (36 & over) - Barbara Brand (Sacramento, Calif.), Anacleta Thorne (Elk Grove, Calif.) and Tara Zielenski (Sacramento, Calif.)