Diana López

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Diana López
Born (1984-01-07) January 7, 1984 (age 36)
Houston, Texas, United States

Diana López (born January 7, 1984) is an American Olympic Taekwondo competitor from Sugar Land, Texas. She represented the United States at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, where she won a bronze medal.

Lopez has three older brothers, Steven and Mark who are also Olympians and Jean Lopez who coaches Lopez and her other two brothers. Her family is originally from Nicaragua.

In 2005, Diana and her brothers made history by becoming the first three siblings, in any sport, to win World titles at the same event, when they did so at the 2005 World Taekwondo Championships in Madrid, Spain and in 2008, Diana and her brothers made history again by becoming only the second set of three or more siblings to all qualify for the Olympics.

She graduated from Kempner High School in 2002, and is a student at the University of Houston–Downtown.[1] On August 10, 2013 Lopez married strength and conditioning coach of the NBA's Houston Rockets Joe Rogowski.[2]

Competition record[edit]

Diana López
Medal record
Representing  United States
Women's Taekwondo
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing 57 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 Madrid Featherweight
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Beijing Featherweight


  1. ^ "Diana Lopez is Fighting for Olympic Gold". University of Houston–Downtown. June 6, 2012. Archived from the original on October 11, 2016. Retrieved July 27, 2012.
  2. ^ "Congratulations, Diana Lopez!". USATaekwondo. August 13, 2013. Retrieved January 24, 2014.

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