Name: Brianna Salinaro
Classification: K44
Height: 5-3
Weight: 125 lbs.
DOB: 5/10/1998
Hometown: Massapequa, N.Y.
Team/Club: Ultimate Champions Taekwondo
Coach(es): Andrew Oh
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 8th World Para Taekwondo Championships (K44 -58kg Sparring): Rd of 16
  • 2017 World Para Taekwondo Championships (K44 -58kg sparring): Bronze
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 Para National Team Member
  • 2019 African Para Taekwondo Championships (K44 -58kg Sparring): Quarterfinals
  • 2019 U.S. Open Para Taekwondo Championships (K44 -58kg Sparring): Silver
  • 2019 Mexico Para Taekwondo Open (K44 -58kg Sparring): Bronze
  • 2019 Pan Am Open Taekwondo Championship (K44 -58kg Sparring): Bronze
  • 2019 Oceania Para Taekwondo Championships (K44 -58kg Sparring): Bronze
  • 2019 5th Asian Para Open Taekwondo Championships (K44 -58kg Sparring): Quarterfinals
  • 2018 Para National Team Member
  • 2018 U.S Open Para Taekwondo (K44 -58kg. Sparring): Bronze
  • 2018 African Para Taekwondo Championships (K44 -58kg Sparring): Bronze
  • 2018 4th Asian Para Taekwondo Championships (K44 -58kg Sparring): Quarter finals
  • 2018 European Para Taekwondo Open (K44 -58kg Sparring): Quarter finals
  • 2018 Pan American Para Taekwondo Open (K44 -58kg Sparring): Silver
  • 2017 Para National Team Member
  • 2017 - U.S. Open - Para Sparring(k44) - Black Belt - -58kg - Gold
  • 2017 - U.S. Open - Para Sparring(k42) - Black Belt - -58kg - Gold
  • 2017 Asian Para Open (K44 -58kg Sparring): Bronze
  • 2017 USAT National Championship (K44 -58kg Sparring): Gold
  • 2017 Pan-Am Para Taekwondo Open International Championships (K44 -58kg Sparring): Silver
  • 2017 London World Para-Taekwondo Championships (K44 -58kg Sparring): Bronze
  • 2017 IWAS World Games: Bronze
  • 2016 - USAT National Championships - Para Poomsae (P31) - Black Belt- Gold
  • 2016 - USAT National Championships - Para Sparring (k42) - Black Belt - -58kg - Gold
  • 2016 - USAT New York State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - +52kg - Gold
  • 2016 - AAU New York State Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - +52kg - Bronze
  • 2016 - Canada Open - Para Poomsae (P31) - Black Belt - Gold
  • 2016 - Canada Open - Para Sparring (k42) - Black Belt - -58kg - Gold
  • 2016 - U.S. Open - Para Poomsae (P31) - Black Belt - Gold
  • 2016 - U.S. Open - Para Sparring (k42) - Black Belt - -58kg - Gold
Personal: Favorite Taekwondo Athlete: Steven Lopez...Favorite Non-Taekwondo Athlete: Ronda Rousey...Favorite Food/Drink: Power Bars and iced tea...Favorite TV Show: "Grey's Anatomy"...Favorite Movie: "Eddie the Eagle"...Favorite Quote: "Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them." -Albert Einstein...Proudest Taekwondo Moments: Being the first female para Taekwondo athlete to represent the United States. Being the first Taekwondo athlete in history to fight on a world stage with Cerebral Palsy.