Sun Hui Kye Judoka

Sun Hui Kye

Sun Hui Kye

  • Country:North Korea
  • Born:2 August 1979 (39 years)
  • Popularity
The North Korean phenomenon was triple World Champion and Triple Olympic medallist 1996-2004. In Atlanta 1996 she defeated Ryoko Tamura. Won six World Championships medals and starred at four Olympic Games until 2008. Kye was inducted into the IJF Hall of Fame in 2018.
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19 new Hall of Famers inducted at World Championships opening gala

18 Sep 2018 23:10

The IJF inducted 19 luminaries from the sport into its Hall of Fame on Tuesday at a gala dinner at the Buta Palace in Baku ahead of the 2018 World Judo Championships. Judo legends, Olympic champions, sporting greats and special guests were among those in attendance. Read more

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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

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Throwback 17 Sep 2000 with the turkish fairytale of Huseyin Ozkan

17 Sep 2000 21:05

At 17 September 2000 Turkey captured its first Olympic title in Sydney. An extraordinary stunt by Khasei Bisultanov aka Huseyin Ozkan. Adopted, cherished and still headcoach of Turkey. JudoInside witnessed the Olympic Games in Sydney with each day new miracles at perhaps the best ever Games. We throwback to 17 September 2000, drawn up by Barnaby Chesterman on behalf of The World of Judo Magazine. Read more

Result City Date
3Hamburg2008
1Rio de Janeiro2007
1Cairo2005
2Athens2004
1Osaka2003

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