Name: Sharif Salim
Weight Class: -48kg
Height: 5-9
Weight: 110 lbs.
DOB: 2/26/2002
Hometown: Redondo Beach, Calif.
Team/Club: Salim's Taekwondo
Coach(es): Gergely Salim
World Championship Experience
  • 2018 - Junior World Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - 48kg - participant
Youth Olympic Games Experience
  • 2018 Youth Olympic Games (-48kg): Quarterfinals
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 Junior National Team Member
  • 2018 - World Taekwondo President's Cup (-51kg) - Gold
  • 2018 - Canada Open - Sparring - Black Belt - 48kg - Gold
  • 2018 - US Nationals - Sparring - Black Belt - 48kg- Silver
  • 2018 - Youth Olympic Games qualification World - Sparring - Black Belt - 48kg
  • 2018 - US Open - Sparring - Black Belt - 48kg - Gold
  • 2017 Junior National Team Member
  • 2017 - WTF Presidents Cup - Pan Am - Sparring - Black Belt - 48kg - Gold
  • 2017 - Pan American Championships - Sparring - Black Belt - 45kg - Gold
  • 2017 - US Nationals - Sparring - Black Belt - 45kg - Gold
  • 2017 - Dutch Open - Sparring - Black Belt - 45kg - Silver
  • 2016 Cadet National Team Member
  • 2016 - WTF Presidents Cup (Pan Am) - Sparring - Black Belt - 45kg (Junior) - Gold
  • 2016 - US Nationals - Sparring - Black Belt - 41kg - Gold
  • 2016 - WTF Presidents Cup(Europe) - Sparring - Black Belt - 37kg - Gold
  • 2016 - US Open - Sparring - Black Belt - 37kg - Bronze
  • 2014 - Mexico Open - Sparring - Black Belt - 33kg - Gold
Personal: Favorite Taekwondo Athlete: Gergely Salim...Favorite Non-Taekwondo Athlete: Eluid Kipchoge...Who is your biggest inspiration?: My dad and uncle...Favorite Book: "12 Angry Men"...Favorite TV Show(s): "The Office" & "Maniac"...Favorite Movie(s): Original Star War Trilogy...Favorite Band(s)/Singer(s): LSD/Russ...Favorite/Inspirational Quote: "We have so many needs in our life but at the end of the day all we need is to be needed." - unknown