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Lilian Angel


Lilian Angel

Nicknames: "Lilz" or "Lil"
Height: 5-2
Weight: 115 pounds
Birthplace: Santa Ana, Calif.
High School: El Modena H.S. (Orange, Calif.) '08
College: Santiago Canyon College
Year of Graduation: 2010
Major: Computer Science
Coaches: Jimmy Kim and Ibrahim Chishti
Dojang: Jimmy Kim's Taekwondo Center

See Lilian's Athlete Q&A from January 2010

Enjoys music, singing, guitar playing, surfing, swimming, chilling at the beach, biking and hanging out with her close friends...recently started getting into computer programming...favorite foods are Italian and seafood ("Mmmm oyster shooting")...she loves carbs so before a competition she eats pasta and bread...favorite athlete is her good friend and teammate Charlotte Craig...favorite movie is She's the Man...listens to a strange mix of rock, alternative, indie, pop, classical and Josh Groban.

Did You Know?: Lilian participated in the Miss American Coed Scholarship Pageant and received the state finalist and Spirit of America award...she is an O+ blood type and tries to donate whenever she can because she is grateful for her health and wants to help others that may not be as fortunate.

Quotable Lilian Angel: "Taekwondo has been the foundation of my personal growth and character. Without it I would not be the dedicated, respectful, humble person I am today. i'm honored to be representing the U.S. in the Poomsae World Championships." 

Competition Record:

2011  USAT San Diego National Qualifier (1st Senior Poomsae): GOLD

National Collegiate Poomsae Team Trials (Individual): GOLD

World Poomsae Championships (1st Pair w/ Muhammad Chishti): semifinals
2009  World Poomsae Championships (1st Sr. Female): preliminaries
2009  National Poomsae Team Member
2009  National Poomsae Team Trials (1st Sr. Female): 1st
2009  National Poomsae Team Trials (1st Pairs): 1st

2008  National Poomsae Team Member
2008  National Poomsae Team Trials (Jr. Female): 1st
2008  National Poomsae Team Trials (1st Pairs): 1st
2008  National Poomsae Team Trials (Female 1st Team): 2nd

2007  Senior Nationals (Poomsae): GOLD
2007  U.S. Open (Jr. and Sr. Poomsae): GOLD

2006  Junior Olympics (Poomsae): GOLD
2006  Junior Olympics (Elite Open sparring): GOLD
2006  Senior Nationals (World Class sparring): BRONZE
2006  National Poomsae Team Trials (Jr. Female): SILVER

2004  CA State Championships (Poomsae): GOLD

2003  CA State Championships (Sparring): GOLD

last updated 3/29/11