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Robin Cheong

Robin Cheong
Personal information
Born (1988-12-16) 16 December 1988
Republic of Korea
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Sport
Country  New Zealand
Sport Taekwondo
Event(s) 57kg
Updated on 22 July 2012.

Robin Haeyoun Cheong (born 16 December 1988 in Republic of Korea) is a New Zealand taekwondo athlete, who competed in the Women's 57 kg class at the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, China reaching quarter finals and eventually ranked 7th. She won gold medal that same year in the Beijing Olympic Selection competition.[1]

Robin Cheong is a 2010 SPARC Taekwondo High Performance Project recipient, allowing her to compete internationally as a preparation for the forthcoming 2012 London Olympic Games.
In 2008 she received the most prestigious University award - the New Zealand University Blue.[2]

Robin is a resident of Pinehill, Auckland. She is a member of Sejong Taekwondo[3] club and is coached by Grandmaster Jin Keun Oh.

Achievements

Other Robin's competition results include:

References

  1. ^ http://www.zeus-sport.com/Olympic/Athletes/AthleteProfile.aspx?Print=&ContactID=29010
  2. ^ http://www.universitysport.org.nz/events/blues/recipients/
  3. ^ http://www.sejongtkd.co.nz
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