Jenny Palmqvist

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Jenny Palmqvist
Jenny Palm.jpg
Palmqvist in July 2012
Full name Jenny Palmqvist
Born (1969-11-02) 2 November 1969 (age 45)
South Korea
Other occupation Sales management
Years League
1999– Damallsvenskan
Years League
2002– FIFA

Jenny Palmqvist (born 2 November 1969)[1] is a South Korean–born Swedish association football referee.

Early life and education[edit]

Palmqvist was born in South Korea, but grew up in Sweden. She is 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m) tall and can speak English, as well as her native Swedish.


Palmqvist has refereed several major women's association football matches at domestic and international level. These include the final of the 2004 Summer Olympics tournament and the 2009 and 2012 UEFA Champions Leagues. In the 2012 Summer Olympics' United States 1–0 North Korea group stage game she showed North Korea's Choe Mi-gyong the only red card in the tournament. She previously signaled the tournament's first penalty in the opening matchday's Brazil 5–0 Cameroon.

Major games by tournament[edit]

National teams[edit]



  1. ^ "List of FIFA women referees and assistant referees – FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Japan 2012". Fédération Internationale de Football Association. Retrieved 9 August 2012.