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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
Judoka
 
Jae-Bum Kim 11 2 1
Min-Sun Cho 4 1 8
Sung-Sook Jung 7 0 4
Ki-Young Jeon 5 0 1
Hyung-Yoo Ha 4 3 2
Last 365 days of judo
Judoka
 
Ba-Ul An 2 1 0
Chang-Rim An 2 0 0
Won Jin Kim 1 0 0
Da Sol Park 1 0 0
Hyun-Ji Yoon 1 0 0
Judoka Ba-Ul An
Last results
Judo event Type Place Date
1 Sambo World Championships CheongJu SWCh CheongJu 8 Nov 2019
2 Sambo World Combat Championships CheongJu SWCh CheongJu 8 Nov 2019
3 Grand Prix Jeju GP Jeju 26 Nov 2015
4 World Military Games Mungyeong WMG Mungyeong 5 Oct 2015
5 World Military Games Teams Mungyeong WMG Mungyeong 3 Oct 2015
1.
Judo event Sambo World Championships CheongJu
Type SWCh
Place CheongJu
Date 8 Nov 2019
2.
Judo event Sambo World Combat Championships CheongJu
Type SWCh
Place CheongJu
Date 8 Nov 2019
3.
Judo event Grand Prix Jeju
Type GP
Place Jeju
Date 26 Nov 2015
4.
Judo event World Military Games Mungyeong
Type WMG
Place Mungyeong
Date 5 Oct 2015
5.
Judo event World Military Games Teams Mungyeong
Type WMG
Place Mungyeong
Date 3 Oct 2015
Birthdays
Name Birthdate Age
1 Jihyeon Kang 21 Jun 2001 20 years
2 Joo-Jin Kim 21 Jun 1986 35 years
3 Dawun Park 22 Jun 1998 23 years
4 Jongho Lee 24 Jun 1983 38 years
5 Sun-Ho Choi 24 Jun 1977 44 years
1.
Name Jihyeon Kang
Birthdate 21 Jun 2001
Age 20
2.
Name Joo-Jin Kim
Birthdate 21 Jun 1986
Age 35
3.
Name Dawun Park
Birthdate 22 Jun 1998
Age 23
4.
Name Jongho Lee
Birthdate 24 Jun 1983
Age 38
5.
Name Sun-Ho Choi
Birthdate 24 Jun 1977
Age 44