Name: Stephen Lambdin
Sport: Taekwondo
Weight Class: +80kg (Heavyweight)
Height: 6-2
Weight: 220 pounds
DOB: 3/9/1988
Birthplace: Rockwall, Texas
Hometown: Colleyville, Texas
Current Residence: Oklahoma City, Okla.
High School: Colleyville Heritage High School (Colleyville, Texas) '14
College: California Lutheran University
Coach: Jason Poos
Dojang: Poos Taekwondo

Olympic Experience
  • Rio 2016 (+80kg), 11th (lost to Maicon Siqueira (BRA), 9-7, in Round of 16)

World Championship Experience

  • Most recent: 2015 -- quarterfinalist (+80kg)
  • Years of participation: 2011, 2015
  • Medals: none

Other Career Highlights

  • 2016 Pan American Taekwondo Championships, silver (+80kg)
  • 2016 Pan American Olympic Qualification Tournament, silver (+80kg)
  • 2011 Pan American Games, bronze (+80kg)
  • World University Championships: 2008 (bronze), 2012 (bronze)
  • Junior World Championships: 2002, 2004 (bronze)
  • 2010 USA Taekwondo Male Athlete of the Year
  • 2008 National Collegiate Taekwondo Association Male Athlete of the Year
  • 2007 National Collegiate Taekwondo Association Freshman Male Athlete of the Year
  • 2005 USA Taekwondo Male Junior Athlete of the Year

Competed in track and cross country for two years in high school...Hobbies include running...Favorite foods are Korean and Mexican...Eats a big omelet prior to competition...Favorite athlete is Steven Lopez...Favorite movie is "Old School"...Enjoys all types of music...Lists Germany as his favorite country visited for competition.

Personal Website

last updated 9/15/16