Sung-Sook Jung Judoka

Sung-Sook Jung

Sung-Sook Jung

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:26 January 1972 (48 years)
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Korean judoka Sung-Sook Jung is the 2000 Olympic bronze medallist U63kg of Sydney and 1995 World Champion in Chiba. Also she won bronze at the 1996 Atlanta Games U61kg and two World Championships medals in total. She won the Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg in 1994
Severine Vandenhende (2)

Throwback 19 Sep 2000 Severine Vandenhende shows France the way

19 Sep 2000 18:55

At the Olympic Games of 2000 France had to wait a long time for a gold, but at 19 September 2000 Severine Vandenhende finally gave France its first Olympic title in Sydney. Fifteen years later Vandenhende helps the younger judoka to success. JudoInside witnessed the Olympic Games in Sydney with each day new miracles at perhaps the best ever Games. We throwback to 19 September 2000, drawn up by Barnaby Chesterman on behalf of The World of Judo Magazine. Read more


Report of the Asian Judo Championships 2000 in Osaka

28 May 2000 00:00

The 2000 Asian Judo Championships acted as the only source of qualification to the Olympic Games for Asian fighters not already qualified through last year's World Championships. Naturally some of the top Japanese, Korean and Chinese fighters were rested as they had finished in the top eight at the Worlds. Four Japanese fighters, however, had failed to qualify last year and a couple of Korean former World Champions did not even compete in Birmingham so there was plenty of talent on display. Read more

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