Name: Melvy Alvarez
Caps:
Height: 5-6
Weight: 110 lbs.
DOB: 8/15/2002
Hometown: Greenwich, Conn.
Team/Club: CTA
Coach(es): Marina Aguero
World Championship Experience
  • 2018 Junior World Championships -45kg - Quarter-finalist
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 US Junior National Team Member
  • 2018 Junior World Team Member
  • 2018 AAU US Junior National Team Member
  • 2018 AAU US Team Trials -48kg - Gold
  • 2018 Costa Rica Open -48kg - Bronze
  • 2018 Argentina Open -48kg - Gold
  • 2018 Pan American Open -48kg - Gold
  • 2018 USAT National Championships -48kg - Bronze
  • 2018 USAT Ohio State Championships -54kg - Senior - Gold
  • 2018 AAU New Jersey State Championships -48kg - Gold
  • 2018 USAT New Jersey State Championships -48kg - Gold
  • 2018 US National Team Trials -45kg - Gold
  • 2018 Youth Olympic Games Team Trials -48kg - Participant
  • 2018 US Open -45kg - Gold
  • 2017 AAU US Junior National Team Member
  • 2017 AAU US National Champion
  • 2017 AAU US National Team Trials -48kg - Gold
  • 2017 French Open (Paris Open) -45kg - Gold
  • 2017 President's Cup PanAmerican Region -45kg - Gold
  • 2017 Canada Open -45kg - Silver
  • 2017 Costa Rica Open -45kg - Gold
  • 2017 Argentina Open -45kg - Gold
  • 2017 AAU US National Team Trials -48kg - Gold
  • 2017 AAU US National Championships -48kg - Gold
  • 2017 USAT National Championships -45kg - Bronze
  • 2017 USAT New York State Championships -45kg - Silver
  • 2016 US Cadet National Team Member
  • 2016 Costa Rica Open -41kg - Gold
  • 2016 USAT National Championships -37kg - Gold
  • 2016 New York State Championships -41kg -Silver
  • 2016 Mexico Open -37kg - Gold
  • 2016 USAT New Jersey State Championships -37kg - Gold
  • 2016 Canada Open -37kg - Silver
  • 2016 US Open -37kg - Bronze
  • 2015 Argentina Open -37kg - Gold
  • 2015 USAT New York State Championships -37kg - Gold
  • 2014 USAT Connecticut State Championships -37kg- Gold
  • 2014 USAT New Jersey State Championships -37kg - Gold
  • 2013 USAT Connecticut State Championships -37kg- Bronze
Personal: Started Taekwondo in 2005...Favorite Taekwondo Athlete: Ahmad Abughaush...Favorite Non-Taekwondo Athlete: Leonel Messi...Who is your biggest inspiration?: My mom...Favorite Foods & Drinks: Ice-cream and smoothies...Favorite Book: "Percy Jackson"...Favorite TV Show(s): "The Office" and "Spongebob"...Favorite Movie(s): "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective", "Liar Liar", "Superbad", "Scott Pilgrim vs the World"...Favorite Band(s)/Singer(s): A$AP Rocky, The Neighborhood, Travis Scott, and XXXTentacion...Favorite/Inspirational Quotes: "It's not going to be easy, but it's going to be worth it." - mom...What is your proudest moment in Taekwondo to date?: When I first became a National Champion in 2016
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Did You Know?: Melvy is very good at drawing