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Gregory English

Taekwondo

Nickname: "Grego"
Height: 5-6
Weight: 119 lbs
Coach: Master Luciano Medina
High School: Morgan Park H.S. (Chicago, Ill.)
World Ranking as of 9/1/12: T-89th (-54kg)    

-November 2009 ABC-7 Chicago interview
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Someone You Should Know - Gregory English - CBS2 Chicago

Awards
- finalist for 2012 Chris Canning Award of Excellence
- finalist for 2011 Chris Canning Award of Excellence
- 2010 USAT Junior Male Athlete of the Year
- Male Athlete with Best Fighting Spirit (2009 Junior Olympics)

Enjoys sleeping and eating.. favorite book is The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens... favorite TV show is The Boondocks... favorite food is Korean... loves Star Wars... is 1/4 Korean.

MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:
2013 U.S. National Team Member (Fin)
2013
U.S. National Team Trials (Fin): 1st

2012  U.S. Open (Fin): BRONZE
          -def. Luis Bravo (MEX), 4-0 (KO), in round of 32
          -def. Janakan Sivakumar (NOR), 4-2, in round of 16
          -def. Dyango Valladares (USA), 9-5, in quarterfinals
          -lost to Sherif Shaaban (EGY), 1-0, in semifinals

2011 
Jr. Pan Am Championships (Jr. Bantam): GOLD
           -def. Joshmar Wever (ARU), 12-0, in Round of 16
           -def. Joan Nunez (PUR), 5-0, in quarterfinals
           -def. Wilmer Adames (DOM), 1-0 (OT), in semifinals
           -def. Daniel Alvarenga (CAN), 13-11, in finals
2011  USAT Junior National Team Member (Jr. Bantam)
2011 
USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Bantam): 1st
2011 
USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Bantam): GOLD

2010  Youth Olympic Games (under 48kg): BRONZE
          -def Semih Gokmen (GER) 4-1 in quarterfinals
          -lost to Mohammad Soleimani (IRI) 3-1 in semifinals
2010 
Spanish Open: GOLD
2010 
Youth Olympic Games Qualification (under 48kg): 3rd
2010  Youth Olympic Games Qualification Team Member (under 48kg)

2009  Pan Am Junior Championships (Jr. Fin): GOLD
2009  Youth Olympic Games Team Trials (under 48kg): 1st
2009  USAT Junior National Team Member (Jr. Fin)
2009 
USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Fin): 1st
2009  USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Fin): GOLD
2009  Dutch Open: quarterfinals

2008  USAT Junior Olympics: quarterfinals
2008  U.S. Open: GOLD

2007  USAT Junior Olympics: GOLD

2006  USAT Junior Olympics: GOLD

2005  USAT Junior Olympics: GOLD

2004  USAT Junior Olympics: GOLD

2003  USAT Junior Olympics: BRONZE

last updated 2/5/13

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