Judo in South Korea

Judo is very popular in South Korea and since the 2012 Olympic Games in Rio Korea won two god medals by Kim JaeBum and Song Dae-Nam. For Korea Kim Jae-Bum was both Olympic finallist in 2008 and 2012 and was former World Champion for Korea. In the Judo history of Korea they won 11 gold medals. One of the best judoka of South Korea is Jeon Ki-Young who won the Olympic title in 1996. Won-Hee Lee won Olympic gold for Korea in 2004 in Athens and is women’s coach. Current World Champion is Ba-Ul An and Gwak Dong-Han. An BaUl reached the Olympic final in 2016.

Judo legends B S G

  • Jae-Bum Kim
  • 1211
  • Min-Sun Cho
  • 814
  • Sung-Sook Jung
  • 407
  • Ki-Young Jeon
  • 105
  • Hyung-Yoo Ha
  • 234

Jae-Bum Kim - Super star

Ki-Young Jeon - Idol

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • BoKyeong Jeong
  • 032
  • Ba-Ul An
  • 012
  • Min-Jeong Kim
  • 102
  • You Jeong Kwon
  • 111
  • Ji-Yeong Jang
  • 001

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Grand Prix JejuGPJeju26 Nov 2015
World Military Games MungyeongWMGMungyeong5 Oct 2015
World Military Games MungyeongWMGMungyeong3 Oct 2015
FISU Universiade GwangjuWUCGwangju4 Jul 2015
IBSA World Games SeoulIBSAWCSeoul13 May 2015


Name Birthdate Age
Jeong-Hee Han30 Mar 199324 years
Se-Young Lee30 Mar 199324 years
Mi-Yung Yang30 Mar 198235 years
Hyun-Suk Ru31 Mar 199324 years
Dae-Wook Kim31 Mar 197641 years


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Result City Date
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016