Name: Christian Suh
Weight Class: Middleweight -87kg
Classification: Middle -87kg
Height: 6-0
Weight: 191 lbs.
DOB: 8/26/1991
Birthplace: Okinawa, Japan
Hometown: Bayside, N.Y.
High School: H. Frank Carey
Team/Club: High Performance Martial Arts
Coach(es): Jin Suh
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 World Taekwondo President's Cup (-87kg): Bronze
  • 2018 Costa Rica Open (+87kg): Silver
  • 2017 USAT Senior National Team Member (Middle)
  • 2017 USAT Senior National Team Trials (Middle): 1st
  • 2016 New Jersey State Championships Sparring Black Belt +87kg Gold
  • 2016 National Championships Sparring Black Belt +87kg Gold
  • 2016 Costa Rica Open Sparring Black Belt -87kg Silver
  • 2016 President's Cup g2 Sparring Black Belt -87kg Silver
  • 2011  National Collegiate Championships (Heavy): BRONZE
  • 2011  U.S. National Team Trials (Heavy): 3rd
  • 2010  USAT National Championships (Heavy): SILVER
  • 2010  Canada Open (Heavy): GOLD
  • 2010  Canada Open (Olympic Middle/Heavy): SILVER
  • 2010  USAT York National Qualifier (Heavy): GOLD
  • 2009: U-24 National Team Trials (Heavy): 2nd
  • 2009: U.S. National Team Trials (Heavy): 2nd
  • 2009: U.S. Open (Heavy): BRONZE
  • 2009: National Team Qualifier (Heavy): 1st
  • 2008: U.S. Junior National Team Member (Jr. Heavy)
  • 2008: Junior Olympics (Jr. Heavy): GOLD
  • 2008: World Jr. Championships (Jr. Heavy): SILVER
  • 2008: Junior Team Trials (Jr. Heavy): 1st
  • 2008: York National Qualifier (Heavy): BRONZE
  • 2008: York National Qualifier (Jr. Heavy): GOLD
  • 2008: U.S. Open (14-17 Heavy): GOLD
  • 2007: Pan Am Jr. Championships (Jr. Heavy): SILVER
  • 2007: Senior National Championships (Heavy): BRONZE
  • 2007: Providence National Qualifier (Jr. Heavy): GOLD
  • 2007: Providence National Qualifier (Sr. Heavy): GOLD
  • 2006: Junior Olympics - Elite Open (Jr. Heavy): GOLD
  • 2006: Buffalo National Qualifier (Jr. Heavy): SILVER
Personal: Favorite Taekwondo Athlete: Lee Dae Hoon...Favorite Non-Taekwondo Athlete: Goku...Biggest Inspiration: Jesus Christ...Favorite Food/Drink: Pocari Sweat...Favorite Books: "The Way Of The Peaceful Warrior" and "The Alchemist"...Favorite TV Show: "One Piece"...Favorite Movie: "Your Name (Kimi No Na Wa)"...Favorite Singers: Porter Robinson and Simon Patterson...Favorite Quote: "It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting." - "The Alchemist" by Paulo Coelho ...Proudest Moment in Taekwondo: The overall journey from a Junior National Team Member to becoming a Senior National Team Member. Also being the first father and son to make a Senior National Team (his father, Jin Suh, was a 1997 U.S. National Team member and 2000 World Cup Team member).
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Did You Know?: Christian was born in Japan...he is half Korean with African, Native American and Caucasian descent...he considers himself to be an ice cream connoisseur and a Korean cuisine advocate.