- Kim Jung-Joo
Kim Jung-Joo (born
November 11, 1981in Jinju, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea) is a South Korean boxer who won a welterweight bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
Kim received a
Master's degreein physical educationfrom Sangji University in South Korea.
He won a gold medal in welterweight at the
2002 Asian Games, beating Non Boonjumnongin the semifinals, and won a gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships in Philippinesin 2004. He did not compete at the 2005 and 2007 world championships and was beaten in the first round at the 2006 Asian Games by Angkhan Chomphuphuang.He easily qualified for the Olympics, though, by beating Davran Khabirov and Dilshod Mahmudov.
2004 (as a welterweight)
*1st round bye
Vitaly Grusac(Moldova) 23-20
Juan Camilo Novoa(Colombia) 25-23
Lorenzo Aragon(Cuba) 10-38
2008 (as a welterweight)
Jack Culcay-Keth(Germany) 11-11
*Defeated John Jackson (Virgin Islands) 10-0
Demetrius Andrade(United States) 11-9
Bakhyt Sarsekbayev(Kazakhstan) 6-10
World amateur championships results
2003 (as a welterweight)
Jari Fyhr(Finland) 25-11
Bakhtiyar Artayev(Kazakhstan) 10-29
* [http://results.beijing2008.cn/WRM/ENG/BIO/Athlete/7/228477.shtml Buijing 2008 Olympic Games ]
* [http://www.amateur-boxing.strefa.pl/Championships/AsianGames2002.html Asian Games 2002]
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