Yu Sun Jon Judoka

Yu Sun Jon

Yu Sun Jon

  • Country:North Korea
  • Born:6 March 1993 (26 years)
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She clinched a gold medal at the gold Grand Prix in Hohhot in 2019. She claimed a bronze medal at the World Military Games in Wuhan in 2019.

Strong North Korean Jon surprises with Grand Prix gold

24 May 2019 15:10

Rank outsider Jon Yu Sun of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea defeated world number 29 Xiong Yao (CHN) to win -48kg gold on day one of the Hohhot Grand Prix 2019. The world number 113 picked up two shidos after making a lethargic start but improved as the contest entered the final minute and eventually broke the deadlock with 25 seconds left via a waza-ari score from a ko-soto-gake and held on for her first IJF World Judo Tour triumph. Read more

Result City Date
7Hong Kong2017

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