Park Chan-hee

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This article is about a boxer. For the basketball player, see Park Chan-hee (basketball).
Park Chan-hee
Hangul 박찬희
Hanja 朴贊希
Revised Romanization Bak Chanhui
McCune–Reischauer Pak Ch'anhŭi
This is a Korean name; the family name is Park.

Park Chan-hee (Hangul: 박찬희, Hanja: 朴贊希; 23 March 1957 in Busan) is a former South Korean boxer, who was WBC world champion in the Flyweight division. He competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics.[1]

Amateur career[edit]

Park competed at the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games as a Light Flyweight for South Korea. His results were:

  • Defeated Abderahim Najim (Morocco) DQ 3
  • Defeated Alican Az (Turkey) 5-0
  • Lost to Jorge Hernandez (Cuba) 2-3

Pro career[edit]

Park turned pro in 1976 and became the WBC and The Ring Flyweight Champion with a decision win over Miguel Canto in 1979. He lost the titles to Shoji Oguma by KO in 1980.


  • Named The Ring magazine Progress of the Year fighter for 1979.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
Preceded by
Miguel Canto
WBC Flyweight Champion
The Ring Flyweight Champion

1979 Mar 18 – 1980 May 18
Succeeded by
Shoji Oguma