Ki-Chun Wang Judoka

Ki-Chun Wang

Ki-Chun Wang

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:13 September 1988 (29 years)
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Wang Ki-Chun was Olympic finallist for Korea in 2008 against Elnur Mammadli (AZE). Wang was World Champion in 2007 in Rio. Famous technique and will. Fought great matches against Mansur Isaev, Legrand and Mammadli. Won the Tournoi de Paris in 2009 and 2010. Gold at Grand Prix Qingdao and Warsaw in 2015.
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World number one Aleksandar Kukolj aiming for title prolongation in Tokyo

1 Dec 2017 14:15

Korea is by far the most successful country winning the Grand Slam title in Tokyo for men. Korean men have captured 11 titles since the first Grand Slam in 2008. Kim SungMin was the most successful wining three editions. Wang Ki-Chun won twice. Still it’s not easy for foreigners to win in the home of judo. Only 16 foreign men won the Grand Slam on Tokyo. Last year Aleksandar Kukolj (SRB) and Kirill Denisov (RUS) were in form. Read more

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The retired athletes of 2016 can enjoy their new life

31 Dec 2016 12:50

2016 is over. An Olympic year with lots of spectacular titles, heroes, losses, victories and retirements. JudoInside.com wishes all judo fans a happy new year. Let the retired athletes have a year where they can enjoy their friends, families and our sport. Read more

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Former double World Champion Wang Ki-Chun retires from international judo

24 Jun 2016 08:55

Former world judo champion Wang Ki-Chun announced to retire from international competition and prepare for a coaching career. Wang said he will end his national team career and work as a coach starting next year. He didn't qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics to be held in August. Read more

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Koreans optimistic with aim for 3 gold medals in Rio

21 Jun 2016 12:50

With the Rio de Janeiro Summer Games less than 50 days away, South Korean judokas will focus on beating their rivals from Japan and improving their stamina to do so, the national team head coach said. Seo Jung-Bok said the South Korean national judo team is in the home stretch for the Rio Games and instead of building up skills, the athletes are concentrating on maintaining their form and analyzing their toughest opponents. Read more

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New generation knocks on the door in Samsun

2 Apr 2016 14:35

Many athletes are going to fight their first World Tour final today, for some it's normal to act at such level. For many athletes who are used to the final stages didn't manage to qualify this time. The new generation in banging on the door in Samsun. For the first time in his career Damian Szwarnowiecki will be in a final of a World Tour event. The former double U23 European Champion defeated Hasan Vanlioglu of Turkey in the semi final U73kg and will now face North Korean Kim Chol-Gwang who last week impressed with excellent scores. Today he defeated Frenchman Guillaume Chain in the semi. Both never fought eachother. Read more

Result City Date
2Samsun2016
3Paris2016
3Tokyo2015
1Qingdao2015
2Gwangju2015

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