Hong Moo-won

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Hong Moo-Won
Personal information
Full name 홈 무원
Nationality  South Korea
Born (1981-08-15) August 15, 1981 (age 33)
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Light Flyweight

Hong Moo-Won (born August 15, 1981) is a South Korean amateur boxer best known to participate at the Olympics 2004 and winning a bronze medal at the Asian Games 2006 in Doha.


At the world championships 2003 he lost to eventual winner Sergey Kazakov 10:26, he did not participate in 2005 and 2007.

At Athens he beat Harry Tanamor but lost to eventual winner Yan Barthelemi. He qualified for the Athens Games by ending up in first place in the 2nd AIBA Asian 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Karachi, Pakistan. In the final he defeated Tanamor.

At Doha 2006 he also lost to the eventual winner Zou Shiming 9:17.

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