Team USA earns 15 medals at 2016 Pan Am Poomsae Championships

Team USA Poomsae earned 5 gold, 7 silver and 3 bronze medals at the 2016 Pan American Poomsae Championships in Queretaro, Mexico on June 8-9, 2016. The results were as follows:

Female Team Standing – 2nd Overall, Team USA
Male Team Standing – 2nd Overall, Team USA

18-30 Female Individual
Carissa Fu, BRONZE

18-30 Male Individual
Sebastian Choi, SILVER

31-40 Female Individual
Kathy Do, SILVER
Amanda Rosbarsky, BRONZE

31-40 Male Individual
Kwangjin Ha, GOLD
Justin Wang, SILVER

41-50 Female Individual
Thoa Nguyen, GOLD
Elva Adams, SILVER

41-50 Male Individual
Stephen Humphries, Finals (Top 8)
Christopher Hillyer, Finals (Top 8)

51-60 Female Individual
Thu Doolittle – SILVER

61+ Male Individual
Joseph Bennett – GOLD

18-30 Mixed Pairs
David Chan and Carissa Fu – BRONZE

31+ Mixed Pairs
Jennifer Glagola and Christopher Hillyer – SILVER

18-30 Female Team
Michelle Chen, Carissa Fu, Miyako Yerick – SILVER

31+ Female Team
Elva Adams, Kathy Do, Thoa Nguyen – GOLD

31+ Male Team
Kwangjin Ha, Jason Hwang, Justin Wang – GOLD

USA Pan American University Waiver Athletes also gave strong performances in very competitive divisions.

David Chan – Finals, 18-30 Male Individuals
Miyako Yerick – Finals, 18-30 Female Individual
Michelle Chen – Semifinals, 18-30 Female Individual

team picturesPhoto credit: @MBSerrano7 and

2nd place pan am