Name: Elva Adams
Caps:
Sport: Taekwondo
Discipline(s): Poomsae Taekwondo
Height: 5’3”
Weight: 118 lbs.
College: University of Texas at San Antonio (BBA Accounting)
Team/Club: Elite Martial Arts
Coach(es): Master Raymond Hsu
Olympic Experience
  • 1988 Summer Olympics, Seoul, Korea – Bronze
World Championship Experience
  • 2018 11th World Poomsae Championships (Over 30 Female Team w/ Rosalynn Le & Jennifer Howard): BRONZE
  • 2016 World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships (Over 30 Team w/ Kathy Do & Thoa Nguyen) - Silver
  • 2013 World Poomsae Championships -2nd Female Team Bronze
  • 1989 World Taekwondo Championships (Sparring) – Silver
  • 1987 World Taekwondo Championships (Sparring) – Gold
Other Career Highlights
  • Sparring Competition Records:
  • 1994 US Senior National Championships - Gold
  • 1994 US Team Trial – Gold
  • 1992 US Open – Gold (representing Chinese Taipei –Fly Weight under Pai Yun-Yao
  • 1988 Asian Taekwondo Championships – Gold
  • 1986 Asian Taekwondo Championships - Bronze
  • Poomsae Competition Records:
  • 2018 World Taekwondo President's Cup (individual under 50 female) - Gold
  • 2016 U.S. National Poomsae Team Member (Over 30 Team w/ Kathy Do & Thoa Nguyen)
  • 2016 Pan American Championships (31+ Female Team w/ Kathy Do & Thoa Nguyen) - Gold
  • 2016 Pan American Championships (41-50 Female Individual) - Silver
  • 2015 U.S. National Poomsae Team Member (Under 50 Individual & Over 30 Team)
  • 2014 US National – Individual Gold (40-49), Team Gold (Over 30)
  • 2014: US Open – Silver – 1st Master
  • 2013: US Open - Gold - 1st Master Poomsae
  • 2013: US National - Team Gold (> 30) and Individual Silver (1