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

  • Ba-Ul An
  • 013
  • BoKyeong Jeong
  • 122
  • You Jeong Kwon
  • 121
  • Chang-Rim An
  • 011
  • Min-Jeong Kim
  • 101

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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
Hyun-Sook Koo28 May 196948 years
Jong-Dal Kim28 May 193681 years
Jeong-Su Yim29 May 199126 years
Yoo-Sun Park29 May 196651 years
Woong Seoung30 May 199522 years


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Result City Date
3Warsaw22 Apr
1Antalya9 Apr
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016