Lynnette Love

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Lynette Alicia Love
Lynnette Love Andrews instruction.jpg
Master Lynnette Love (right) gives a student one-on-one instruction at Andrews Air Force Base in 2012.
Personal information
Full nameLynnette Alicia Love
Born (1957-09-21) September 21, 1957 (age 63)
Cook County, Illinois

Lynette Love (born September 21, 1957) is a former United States Olympian in taekwondo.[1] She achieved a Gold Medal in the 1988 Seoul Olympics and a Bronze Medal in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.[1] She trained at Howard University.[2] Nominated for the Sullivan Award in 1988 In the World Guinness Book of Records in 1993 for only American to win 9 national titles and 2 world titles


  1. ^ a b "Air Force News: Former Olympic champion teaches taekwondo at Joint Base Andrews". DoD Housing Network. September 19, 2012.
  2. ^ "Seoul 1988: Great Olympic Moments". Ebony. May 1992. Love, a 35-year-old Wayne State University graduate

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