Judo in North Korea

DPR Korea won two Olympic titles. Olympic judo legend Sun Hui Kye won gold in 1996, bronze in 2000 and silver in 2004, all in three different categories. Kum Ae An won silver in 2008 and became Olympic judo champion in 2012. Sun Hui Kye won four world titles. In 2013 Kyong Sol won the World title. Kuk Hyon Hong was the first man to win an IJF World Tour event, in 2014 the Grand Prix of Qingdao. In 2017 The Peoples Democratic Republic will organise the Junior World Championships if the political situation is stable enough.

Judo legends B S G

  • Sun Hui Kye
  • 328
  • Kum Ae An
  • 413
  • Kyong Sol
  • 341
  • Kyong Ok Ri
  • 121
  • Ok Chol Kwak
  • 311

Sun Hui Kye - Super star

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Last results

Judo event Type Place Date
Friendship Pyongyang JuniorsITJunPyongyang13 Jun 1987
Friendship Pyongyang CadetsITCadPyongyang12 Dec 1976
Friendship Pyongyang JuniorsITJunPyongyang12 Dec 1976

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Hyok Chol Jang2 May 199225 years
Yong Ik Kim17 May 194770 years
Kum Ae An3 Jun 198037 years
Kyong Sol8 Jun 199027 years
Myong Gui Kim20 Jun 195364 years

Partners

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Result City Date
3Warsaw22 Apr
1Antalya9 Apr
5Düsseldorf26 Feb
1Rio de Janeiro2016
3Guadalajara2016