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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
 
Joonhwan Lee 2 0 0
Hayun Kim 1 0 2
Ha-Rim Lee 1 0 1
Min-Jong Kim 1 0 1
Hyun-Ji Yoon 1 0 0
Last results
Judo event Type Place Date
1 Sambo World Combat Championships CheongJu SWCh CheongJu 8 Nov 2019
2 Sambo World 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 Combat Championships CheongJu
Type SWCh
Place CheongJu
Date 8 Nov 2019
2.
Judo event Sambo World 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 Leejin Kim 27 Jun 2000 22 years
2 Ha-Rim Lee 27 Jun 1997 25 years
3 Min-Seon Jeon 27 Jun 1990 32 years
4 Chanho Kim 28 Jun 1992 30 years
5 Jiyeon Um 29 Jun 2001 21 years
1.
Name Leejin Kim
Birthdate 27 Jun 2000
Age 22
2.
Name Ha-Rim Lee
Birthdate 27 Jun 1997
Age 25
3.
Name Min-Seon Jeon
Birthdate 27 Jun 1990
Age 32
4.
Name Chanho Kim
Birthdate 28 Jun 1992
Age 30
5.
Name Jiyeon Um
Birthdate 29 Jun 2001
Age 21
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