World Champions

Jamie Raybourn competing
UNT hospitality and digital retailing double major Jamie Raybourn competes in a Taekwon-Do competition.

Establishing themselves as two of the top Taekwon-Do athletes from around the globe, UNT students Jamie Raybourn and Lillian Randall kicked butt -- literally.

Black belts Raybourn, a 19-year-old hospitality and digital retailing double major, and Randall, a 20-year-old linguistics major, reigned supreme against some of the world's top Taekwon-Do athletes in this year's Taekwon-Do World Championships in Germany, hosted through the International Taekwon-Do Federation.

At the championships, which took place in April, Raybourn took home the gold in the senior female power breaking division, while both Raybourn and Randall won silver in the senior women's team power breaking division. The women train on campus in Denton and at Poteet Martial Arts in Midlothian.

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