Name: Tyler Miyagishima
Weight Class: Flyweight -58kg
Classification: Fly -58kg
Height: 5-11
Weight: 134 lbs.
DOB: 8/22/1997
Hometown: Woodland Hills, Calif.
Team/Club: Salim Taekwondo
Coach(es): Joseph Salim
World Championship Experience
  • 2017 World Taekwondo Championships (-58kg): Round of 64
Other Career Highlights
  • 2018 Pan Am Championships - Spokane, WA 58 kg Senior Mens: Quarterfinals
  • 2018 Pan Am Open Championships - Spokane, WA 58 kg Senior Mens: Bronze Medal
  • 2018 Canada Open Championships - Richmond, Canada 58 kg Senior Mens: Bronze Medal
  • 2018 Presidents Cup Championships - Las Vegas, NV 58 kg Senior Mens: Quarterfinals
  • 2018 USA Taekwondo All-American
  • 2018 U.S. Senior National Team Member (Fly -58kg)
  • 2018 U.S. Senior National Team Trials (Fly -58kg): 1st
  • 2018 U.S. Open (Fly -58kg): Round of 16
  • 2017 U.S. Senior National Team Member (Fly -58kg)
  • 2017 U.S. Senior National Team Trials (Fly - 58kg): 1st
  • 2016 USAT Senior National Championships (Fly): Silver
  • 2016 National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships (Fly): Gold
  • 2016 WTF Presidents Cup (Fly): Quarterfinals
  • 2015 USAT Senior National Championships (Fly): Bronze
  • 2015 Pan Am University Championships (Fly): Silver
  • 2014 USAT Junior National Championships (Feather): Bronze
  • 2014 USAT Junior World Team Trials: 3rd
  • 2014 USAT Senior National Championships (Fin): Quarterfinals
  • 2009 USAT Junior Olympics - Black Belt (Fin): Silver
  • 2008 USAT Junior Olympics - Black Belt (Fin): Silver
  • 2007 USAT Junior Olympics - Black Belt (Fin): Gold
  • 2006 USAT Junior Olympics - Black Belt (Fin) - Gold
Personal: Favorite Food/Drink: Pasta, Japanese food, Korean BBQ and tacos...Favorite Athlete: Kobe Bryant...Favorite Taekwondo Athletes: Joseph and Gergely Salim...Favorite Movies: "Get Out" and "21 Jump Street"...Favorite Music: Enjoys listening to hip-hop, rap, R&B and electronic music...Biggest Inspiration: His parents...Favorite TV Shows: "The Walking Dead", "Hawaii 5-0", and "Wild n' Out"...Favorite Quote: "Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.'" -John Wooden...Proudest Moment in Taekwondo: Making the 2017 Senior National Team
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Did You Know?: The reason Tyler joined taekwondo back in 2002 is because he wanted to be a Power Ranger...he enjoys photography and whenever he is not training he is most likely out with his friends taking photos...his great-grandfather competed in judo at the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles.