Park Chan-hee

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Park Chan-hee
Abdolreza Ansari, Park Chan-hee, Noboru Uchiyama 1974b.jpg
Park (center) at the 1974 Asian Games
Statistics
Real name Park Chan-hee
Weight(s) Flyweight
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Nationality South Korean
Born (1957-03-23) March 23, 1957 (age 60)
Pusan, South Korea
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 23
Wins 17
Wins by KO 6
Losses 4
Draws 2
Park Chan-hee
Hangul 박찬희
Hanja 朴贊希
Revised Romanization Bak Chanhui
McCune–Reischauer Pak Ch'anhŭi

Park Chan-hee (Hangul: 박찬희, Hanja: 朴贊希; born March 23, 1957) is a retired South Korean boxer. As a professional he held the WBC and lineal titles in the flyweight division. As an amateur he won a gold medal at the 1974 Asian Games and placed fifth at 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 professional in 1976 and became the WBC and lineal flyweight champion with a decision win over Miguel Canto in 1979.[2] He lost the titles to Shoji Oguma by KO in 1980.

Honors[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Park Chan-hee". sports-reference. Retrieved 18 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Park Chan-hee – Lineal Flyweight Champion". The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia. 

External links[edit]

Achievements
Preceded by
Miguel Canto
Lineal Flyweight Champion
1979 Mar 18 – 1980 May 18
Succeeded by
Shoji Oguma
Preceded by
Miguel Canto
The Ring Flyweight Champion
1979 Mar 18 – 1980 May 18
Succeeded by
Shoji Oguma
Preceded by
Miguel Canto
WBC Flyweight Champion
1979 Mar 18 – 1980 May 18
Succeeded by
Shoji Oguma