Austin Tran was among those to impress ©USA Taekwondo

United States athletes have won 12 medals at the Pan American Senior Kyorugi Championships in Spokane, Washington. 

Thomas Rahimi won gold in the under-74 kilograms competition while Paige McPherson finished top of the pile in the under-67kg event. 

Austin Tran also won the men's under-54kg category and was later named best athlete of the tournament. 

The American team captured second place overall in the men's team division and fourth in the women's event.

They also captured four silver and five bronze medals.