Kum Ae An Judoka

Kum Ae An

Kum Ae An

  • Country:North Korea
  • Born:3 June 1980 (38 years)
  • Popularity
North Korean Kum Ae An is the 2012 Olympic Champion and 2008 Olympic finallist U52kg. Legend for her country who won 2 World Championships medals in 2005 and 2007. Strong Osoto-gari and fights at both sides. Only shows up at the major events and extrenely successful and efficient. Won two Asian titles.
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IJF confirms talks with North Korea about World Juniors 2017

11 Dec 2015 09:00

The IJF have confirmed the talks between IJF President Marius Vizer and a bid committee from North Korea to host the 2017 Junior World Judo Championships. President Vizer recently visited Pyongyang in North Korea to discuss the bid from the Asian country with high-ranking government officials such as the Minister of Sport and the National Olympic Committee along with the national judo federation and their hugely-talented team. Read more

20120729_London_BERMOY ACOSTA, Yanet (CUB) - AN, Kum Ae (PRK)6

North Korean An Kum-Ae takes Olympic gold in London

29 Jul 2012 17:55

At the second day of the Olympic Games in London An Kum-Ae of DPR Korea won the gold medal. An lost the final in 2008 in the category U52kg, Her opponent though, Yanet Bermoy from Cuba also lost last edition’s Olympic final, in 2008 she lost U48 against Alina Dumitru of Romania. An is the second ever legendary judoka for DPR Korea. In 1996 Sun Hui Kye defeated Ryoko Tani in Atlanta. Read more

20120729_London_CHO, Jun Hyun (KOR) - URIARTE, Gar (ESP)6

Sensational semi finals at second day of Olympic Games

29 Jul 2012 15:55

What a surprises today in the men’s U66kg and women’s U52kg. In one his first match Musa Mogushkov of Russia, one of the major favourites in the men division lost his first match dramatically against Tarlan Karimov of Azerbaijan. Sugoi Uriarte of Spain and Karimov reached the quarterfinal and Uriarte defeated the talent. He will meet with Miklos Ungvari in the semi final. The Hungarian defeated two very strong fighters in Rok Draksic (SLO) and Pawel Zagrodnik (POL). This year Ungvari defeated Uriarte at the European Championships. Before that win Uriarte won twice. Read more

Result City Date
1London2012
1Warsaw2012
2Qingdao2011
1Rio de Janeiro2011
3Guangzhou2010

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