Choi Min-ho (judoka)

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Choi Min-ho
Medal record
Representing  South Korea
Men's Judo
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing -60 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens -60 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Osaka -60 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Rio de Janeiro -60 kg
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Busan -60 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Guangzhou -60 kg
Asian Championships
Silver medal – second place 2001 Ulaanbaatar -60 kg
Silver medal – second place 2012 Tashkent -66 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Kuwait City -60 kg
Choi Min-ho
Revised RomanizationChoe Minho
McCune–ReischauerCh'oe Minho

Choi Min-ho (Korean pronunciation: [tɕʰwe̞.min.ɦo]; born August 18, 1980 in Gimcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea) is a male South Korean judoka who competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Olympics in the 60 kg extra-lightweight category.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, he ended all 5 of his matches by Ippon, and defeated European champion Ludwig Paischer in the final for the gold medal.

Choi was voted as the 2008 Best Judoka of the Year by L´Esprit du Judo magazine of France.[1]


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