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

  • Chang-Rim An
  • 222
  • Gu-Ham Cho
  • 022
  • Ba-Ul An
  • 202
  • DongHan Gwak
  • 002
  • Min-Jeong Kim
  • 021

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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

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Seong-Hee Joa16 Jan 199524 years
Bong-Ju Kwak16 Jan 199326 years
Eunkyul Lee17 Jan 200118 years
Channyeong Kim17 Jan 199722 years
Da-Som Yang17 Jan 199227 years