SPC David Kim

Taekwondo

Hometown: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
High School: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Joined Army: May 2016
MOS: Infantryman

David’s father put him in taekwondo class at five years old, and David chose it over soccer and started taking it seriously when he entered his teen years. As a young athlete, he won the Junior Pan Am Championships, and also won male MVP of the tournament. Since joining the Army, David has competed in numerous opens to collect World and Olympic ranking points – and is now ranked #30 world-wide.

There’s no better feeling then to put in hard work and coming home with some hardware


Career Highlights

2019 - Pan American Games Bronze Medalist
2019 - Cyprus Taekwondo Open 54kg Champion
2018 - French Taekwondo Open 54kg Champion
2018 - Costa Rica Taekwondo Open 54kg Champion
2018 - Presidents Cup 54kg Silver Medalist
2018 - National Champion
2018 - Silver Medal, Pan Am Open
2018 - Silver Medal, Belgium Open
2017 - Gold Medal and Male MVP, Canadian Open
2017 - Member, Collegiate Team
Gold Medal, Austria Open
Gold Medal, Canada Open


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