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

Last 365 days of judo B S G

  • Jin A Kim
  • 002

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Last results

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

Birthdays

Name Birthdate Age
Sung Gum Kim13 Aug 198931 years
Jin A Kim20 Aug 199624 years
Yong Sik Choe29 Aug 198733 years
Hyong Un Kim2 Sep 199723 years
Chol Su Kim12 Sep 198238 years