Nickname: "Ry piece"
Height: 5-10
Weight: 146
Birthplace: Walnut Creek, Calif.
High School: Liberty H.S. 
Year of Graduation: 2012
Coach: Henry Cruz
Dojang: Manila TKD

Other Sports Played: football

Hobbies: playing football and basketball, watching movies and hanging out with friends

Family: Father, Lito Arcaina, placed 1st at 1993 LA National CKC...sister, Vanessa Arcaina, placed 1st at 2005 Junior Olympics in forms and, Gabriel Arcaina, placed 1st at Junior Olympics in forms and sparring

Favorite Foods: pizza and Chinese food

Pre-Competition Meal: pasta with alfredo sauce

Favorite Athlete: Patrick Willis

Favorite Movies: "300", "Avatar" and "The Lion King"

Favorite Music: rap and R&B

Did You Know?: Ryan is very funny but also humble when it comes to taekwondo.

Quotable Ryan Arcaina: "I am always working hard in everything I do in the sport and in life to achieve my goals."

Jr. Pan Am Championships (Jr. Middle): GOLD
2011  USAT Junior National Team Member (Jr. Middle)
USAT Junior National Team Trials (Jr. Middle): 1st
USAT Junior Olympics (Jr. Middle): BRONZE
2011  USAT San Diego National Qualifier (Jr. Middle): GOLD

Junior World Championships (Lt. Middle): Round of 32
              -lost to Manuel Beloqui Jimenez (ESP), 8-3, in Rd. of 32
2010  U.S. Junior World Team Member (Jr. Lt. Middle)
Junior World Team Trials (Jr. Lt. Middle): 1st

2009  World Junior Championships Open Qualifier (Jr. Lt. Middle): 3rd

2008  USAT Junior Olympics (sparring): SILVER

2006  USAT Junior Olympics (forms): GOLD
2006  USAT Junior Olympics (sparring): GOLD

last updated 10/25/11