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Miriam Galecki

Taekwondo

Nickname: Meeker and ‘The Tiger’
Hometown: Fairview, Utah
Height: 5-7
Weight: 53 kg
Coach: Eric Laurin, Jacksonville, FL

Club: International Martial Arts Academy – Saratoga Springs, Utah
High School: Wasatch Academy, Mount Pleasant, Utah

Awards:
2015 All-State Academic Team: Tennis
2015 All-State Academic Team: Cross-Country
Headmaster List (academics) 4.2
National Honor Society member

Favorite book is "The Da Vinci Code"…enjoys running track and cross country at her high school…favorite TV show is "Dr. Who"…eats apples and peanut butter before competition…favorite athlete is Matt Harpring…favorite taekwondo athlete is Rostand Kiki...not many people know that her dojang is 150 miles round-trip from her house…favorite quote: “No one said it was going to be easy, they only said that it would be worth it in the end.” -Unknown

MAJOR COMPETITION RECORD:
2015  Columbia Open Senior (-53kg): BRONZE
2015  USA Taekwondo Senior Nationals (-53kg): SILVER (qualified for 2016 Team Trials)
2015  USA Taekwondo Junior Nationals: SILVER (-52kg)
2015  Bolivia Open (Senior -57kg): BRONZE
2015  Bolivia Open (Junior -59kg): BRONZE
2015  Paraguay Open (Junior): GOLD
2015  U.S. Open (Jr. Light -52kg): SILVER
2015  U.S. Open (Sr. -53kg): Round of 16
2015  Dutch Open (Jr.): Round of 16

2014 
USA Taekwondo Junior National Team Trials (women’s feather): FIRST
2014  U.S. Junior National Team member (Feather)
2014  Cali, Colombia Open (bantam): BRONZE (Sr.)
2014  USAT Junior National Championships: SILVER
2014  Mexico Open: BRONZE
2014  Costa Rica Open: SILVER
2014  Pan American Open (Jr. Welter): SILVER

2013  Pan Am Championship (Feather): GOLD
2013  U.S. Cup (Feather): GOLD
2013  USAT Junior National Championships (Feather): GOLD
2013  Canada Open (Feather): GOLD
2013  Puerto Rico Open (Feather): GOLD
2013  Utah State Championship (Feather): GOLD
2013  USAT U.S. Open (Feather): SILVER

2012  U.S. Cup (Fin): GOLD
2012  Utah State Championship (Fin): GOLD
2012  USAT Junior National Championship (Fin): quarter finalist
2012  USAT Senior National Championship (Fin): BRONZE
2012  USAT U.S. Open – Quarter finalist in both Jr. and Sr. Divisions

last updated 1/19/16