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Martin Lado

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Simi Valley, CA

Height: 5-8
Weight: 108 lbs.
Hometown: Simi Valley, California
Birthdate: 4/16/2003
Coach: Master Derrick Kwak, Sr.      
 MDK-American Martial Arts Academy
Year started taekwondo: 2008

Loves eating all types of food, anytime, anywhere...has played the piano for nine years...likes to play other sports as a hobby...favorite taekwondo athlete is Derrick Kwak, Jr....Master Eric Mastrolonardo is his biggest inspiration...favorite foods are pasta, pizza, Asian food and all types of chicken...favorite movie is "Spider Man"...proudest moment in taekwondo was winning 2017 Nationals after five tough fights, his first time placing first at a national event...favorite quotes: "I can do all things through God who gives me strength." -Philippians 4:13; "According to all laws of aviation, there is no way a bee should be able to fly. The bee, of course, flies anyway because it doesn't care what others think." (The Bee Movie).



2017  USA Taekwondo Cadet National Team Member (-49kg)
 USA Taekwondo National Championships - -49kg - Gold
2017  AAU National Championship -53kg - Bronze
2017  AAU Southern California State Championship -49kg - Gold
2017  Utah State Championship -49kg - Gold 
2017  US Open -49kg - Silver
2017  WTF President's Cup -49 kg - Bronze

2016  Bi-national Championship -49kg - Gold
2016  AAU Southern California -49kg - Gold
2016  California State Championship -49kg - Silver
2016  Nevada State Championship -49kg - Silver

last updated 8/28/2017

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