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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
 
Jisu Kim 2 1 2
Mimi Huh 2 0 1
Hye-Kyeong Lee 2 0 1
Juyun Kim 2 0 0
Yuna Shin 2 0 0
Judoka Jisu Kim
Judoka Mimi Huh
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 Kyodong Seo 14 Apr 1998 26 years
2 Young-Hwan Choi 14 Apr 1983 41 years
3 Hye-Jin Jo 14 Apr 1982 42 years
4 Eun-Hee Kim 14 Apr 1973 51 years
5 Kwang-Yeal Ko 14 Apr 1972 52 years
1.
Name Kyodong Seo
Birthdate 14 Apr 1998
Age 26
2.
Name Young-Hwan Choi
Birthdate 14 Apr 1983
Age 41
3.
Name Hye-Jin Jo
Birthdate 14 Apr 1982
Age 42
4.
Name Eun-Hee Kim
Birthdate 14 Apr 1973
Age 51
5.
Name Kwang-Yeal Ko
Birthdate 14 Apr 1972
Age 52
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