Evan Medell31 March 1997 Grand Haven, USA
- LATEST TRIUMPHS:
- 2016 Pan American Championships – Bronze: over 75kg K44
- 2016 Canadian Open – Gold
- 2016 US Open – Gold
Medell enters the 2017 ranked No. 5 in the men’s over 75kg K44 and has displayed potential to be on the podium at the Tokyo 2020 Games, where Para taekwondo will make its Paralympic debut.
At the inaugural Asian Para Taekwondo Championships, an open competition in 2015, Medell reached the gold-medal combat but lost to Iran’s Asghar Aziziaghdam.
Medell has shown he is not to be taken lightly, having won the US Open and Canada Open in 2016, before taking bronze at the 4th Pan American Para Taekwondo Championships in Queretaro, Mexico.
Medell took up the sport in 2008.