Youth Olympic Trials/Junior Worlds

28455666_15212657610_r.jpegSTC teammates who will be going to Youth Olympic Games Qualifier and Junior World Championships.

At nationals with my brother Omar and sister Kamilah.

Hello everyone!  I want to take the time to briefly introduce myself and my family.  My name is Sharif Salim and I am 16 years old from Redondo Beach, California.  I train at Salim's Taekwondo Center in Redondo Beach, Carson and Eagle Rock.  I've done Taekwondo my whole life along with my family.  My father Gergely Salim is a 3x European Champion, World Champion and Olympic Champion.  My uncle Joseph Salim is a 5x European Champion and a Olympian.  My brother Omar Salim is a 6x national champion and a 2x Pan American Champion.  As well as my 9 year old sister Kamilah Salim, a 3x national champion.

Below are a list of my accomplishments:

2014:  Mexico Open                                        GOLD
2016:  US Open                                                  BRONZE
2016   WT- Presidents Cup- Europe      GOLD
2017   Dutch Open                                           SILVER
2017   Pan American Championships   GOLD
2017   WT- Presidents Cup- Pan Am     GOLD
2018   US Open                                                  GOLD
2018   Youth Olympic Games Trials       1st
               Junior World Team Trials              1st

I recently qualified for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games Qualifier and I made Junior National Team in Denver, Colorado.  I will be representing USA in Hammamet, Tunisia in early April to compete at the World Taekwondo Qualification Tournament for the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina AND Junior World Championships.

I am proud to share this upcoming experience with my fellow Salim's Taekwondo Center teammmates...

Ashleigh Ogan:  YOG Team Trial Member
Faith Dillon:  Junior Worlds Team Member
Nicole Pelina:  Junior Worlds Team Member

I also want to thank all of my other teammates.
Without them, this wouldn't be possible!

Since I do not receive any sort of funding, I will be left to pay for my own travel and lodging expenses. But, with your support, you can help me get there and will be greatly appreciated!

Please spread the word by liking and sharing my page.

Thank you for taking your time to check out my GoFundMe page.

Some of the STC team!  
  • Tiffany Mar 
    • $25 
    • 42 mos
  • Ted Tayenaka 
    • $100 
    • 42 mos
  • Zahra Shipman 
    • $25 
    • 42 mos
  • Susan Turner 
    • $50 
    • 42 mos
  • Tamara Mack-Jones 
    • $25 
    • 42 mos
See all


Salims Tkd 
Redondo Beach, CA
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