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Amanda Bluford

Taekwondo

Nickname: Big Girl
Height: 5-7
Weight: 147
High School: Armstrong Robbinsdale High School
Year of Graduation: 2014
Coach: Master Eui Lee
Dojang: World Taekwondo Academy

Enjoys shopping, baking, playing with her puppy, exercising, napping, Netflix and going out with friends...is her high school's Varsity track captain (100 meter hurdles and 4x100)...favorite foods are...steak, pancakes and any kind of Hershey's chocolate...favorite athlete is Laila Ali...eats fettucine alfredo and bread before competition...favorite movie is She's the Man...favorite musical artists are Alecia Keys, J. Cole and Jay-Z...favorite TV shows are Everybody Hates Chris and Fresh Prince of Bel Air...she has four brothers and two of them are twins...started taekwondo just to show her little brother that she could do better than him.

MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:
2013
  Canadian Open (Senior): SILVER
2013  Canadian Open (Junior): GOLD
2013  Junior Olympics: GOLD
2013  U.S. Junior National Team member (light heavy)
2013
  Minnesota State Championships (senior): GOLD
2013  Minnesota State Championships (junior): GOLD

2012 
Junior World Championships Open Team Trials (Jr. Middle): 5th

2011  USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Middle): 3rd
2011 
USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Middle): BRONZE
2011  U.S. Open (Jr. Middle): SILVER

2010  Junior World Team Member (Jr. Middle)*
             *did not compete at Junior World Championships due to injury
2010  Junior World Team Trials (Jr. Middle): 1st

2009  USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Heavy): BRONZE
2009  U.S. Open (12-13 Heavy): GOLD
2009  Montreal Open (Middle): GOLD
2009  Manitoba Open (Middle): GOLD
2009  USAT Buffalo National Qualifier (Heavy): GOLD

2008  USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Middle): SILVER
2008  Manitoba Open (Middle): GOLD
2008  USAT Des Moines National Qualifier (Jr. Welter): GOLD

2007  USAT Junior Olympics (Light): BRONZE

last updated 7/31/13