Han Soon-chul

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Han Soon-chul
Statistics
Weight(s) 60 kg (132 lb)
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Nationality South Korean
Born (1984-12-30) December 30, 1984 (age 33)

Han Soon-Chul (Korean pronunciation: [han.sun.tɕʰʌl]; born December 30, 1984) is an amateur boxer from South Korea who won a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics, and competed at the 2006 Asian Games in the Bantamweight (-54 kg) division winning the silver medal. At the 2010 Asian Games he won a bronze medal in the lightweight (-60 kg) division.

Career[edit]

At the 2006 Asian Games he beat Enkhbatyn Badar-Uugan but lost against the Philippines's Joan Tipon.[1]

At the World Championships in 2007 he lost early to Ukrainian Maxim Tretyak.

At the second Olympic qualifier for the 2008 Summer Olympics, he lost to Hurshid Tajibayev but beat Dinesh Kumara Mahju for the all-important third place to qualify for the Beijing Olympics. He lost his first Olympic match to Héctor Manzanilla 6:17.[2]

Having moved up to the lightweight category, Han qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics. He beat Mohamed Ramadan, Vazgen Safaryants, Fazliddin Gaibnazarov and Evaldas Petrauskas before losing to Vasyl Lomachenko in the final.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bantamweight final results
  2. ^ a b "Han Sun-Cheol Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2015-09-18.