Paige McPherson

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Birthday
1, 1990
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1990 (age 28)
Birthplace
Texas

About

Taekwondo champion best known for winning the bronze medal representing the United States in the 67 kg weight class at the 2012 Olympics. The year before, she won the silver medal at the Pan American Games.

Before Fame

She was born in Abilene, Texas and grew up primarily in Sturgis, South Dakota.

Trivia

Her victory over Great Britain's Sarah Stevenson at the 2012 Olympics was considered a substantial upset by followers of the sport.

Family Life

She comes from a large family of adopted, multi-ethnic children. She has siblings of Korean and Native American descent.

Associated With

She and Flyweight gold medalist Wu Jingyu both competed in women's taekwondo at the 2012 Olympics.