Hye-Kyeong Lee Judoka

Hye-Kyeong Lee

Hye-Kyeong Lee

  • Country:South Korea
  • Born:12 January 1996 (23 years)
  • Popularity
Hye-Kyeong Lee became World Junior Champion in 2015 in Adbu Dhabi U44kg. The Korean judoka won silver at the World Cadet Championships in Miami in 2013 and bronze at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing in 2014. In 2014 she was Asian Junior champion. Hye-Kyeong Lee (KOR) was number 1 of the IJF World Ranking for juniors U44kg in 2016. She took a bronze medal at the Asian Pacific Championships in Fujairah in 2019.
20151023_AbuDhabi_60_podium_TSENDOCHIR, Tsogtbaatar (MGL) - NAGAYAMA, Ryuju (JPN)

Asian juniors superior at first day in Abu Dhabi

23 Oct 2015 17:05

The power of Asian keeps increasing, in all age categories. Asia has shown its best athletes at the first day of the World Junior Championships in Abu Dhabi. With four World champions and 7 Asian finallists, Asia was unstoppable. In the end the strongest continent captured 11 medals, followed by Europe with four medals and Pan America 1. Read more

20151023_AbuDhabi_44_IGARASHI, Riko (JPN) - LEE, Hyekyeong (KOR)

Korea delivers another World Junior Champion with Lee Hye-kyeong

23 Oct 2015 16:10

Korea delivered another World Junior Champion. Just like in 2013 and 2014, now a young woman Lee Hye-Kyeong captured the world title U44kg. In 2013 Ba-Ul An and in 2014 Chang-Rim An won the world title, An Ba-Ul became World Senior World Champion in Astana, An Chang-Rim won bronze in Astana. A bright future for new world champ Lee. Read more

20151023_AbuDhabi_44_IGARASHI, Riko (JPN) - LEE, Hyekyeong (KOR)

Super start for Korea at World Junior Championships

23 Oct 2015 16:10

The first gold medal of the IJF Junior World Championships 2015 was claimed by South Korea as Lee Hyekyeong defeated Cadet World Championships bronze medallist Igarashi Riko (JPN) in the -44kg final. After a failed yoko-tomoe-nage attempt from Igarashi, Lee was able to unlock the defence of the Japanese fighter for a yuko score which was enough for top spot and Junior World Champions gold. Read more

Result City Date
3Fujairah20 Apr
7Osaka2018
1Abu Dhabi2015
1Hong Kong2014
3Nanjing2014

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