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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 1
Chang-Rim An 2 0 1
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 Gwang-Geun Choi 3 Dec 1987 34 years
2 Ji-Yeon Yu 4 Dec 1993 28 years
3 Jung-Haeng Kim 7 Dec 1943 78 years
4 Soyoung Park 8 Dec 2000 21 years
5 Tin-Hoa Yoon 10 Dec 1967 54 years
1.
Name Gwang-Geun Choi
Birthdate 3 Dec 1987
Age 34
2.
Name Ji-Yeon Yu
Birthdate 4 Dec 1993
Age 28
3.
Name Jung-Haeng Kim
Birthdate 7 Dec 1943
Age 78
4.
Name Soyoung Park
Birthdate 8 Dec 2000
Age 21
5.
Name Tin-Hoa Yoon
Birthdate 10 Dec 1967
Age 54
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