An Kum-ae

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An Kum-ae
Personal information
Born 3 June 1980 (1980-06-03) (age 37)
Residence Pyongyang, North Korea
An Kum-ae
Chosŏn'gŭl 안금애
Hancha 安琴愛
Revised Romanization An Geumae
McCune–Reischauer An Kŭmae

An Kum-ae (Hangul: 안금애, Hanja: 安琴愛; Korean pronunciation: [an.ɡɯm.ɛ]; born 3 June 1980) is a North Korean judoka.

In the 2012 Summer Olympics, she won the gold medal in the Women's 52 kg Judo competition after defeating Yanet Bermoy of Cuba, having won the silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, losing to Xian Dongmei of China in the gold medal match.[1]

She won a bronze medal in the half-lightweight category (52 kg) at the 2005 World Judo Championships, having defeated Lyudmila Bogdanova of Russia in the bronze medal match.[2] She again won the bronze medal at the 2007 World Judo Championships.

She won the gold medal in the same weight category at the 2006 Asian Games, having defeated Mönkhbaataryn Bundmaa of Mongolia in the final match.

She currently resides in the North Korean capital city Pyongyang.


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