Chung Hoon

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Chung Hoon
Medal record
Men's judo
Representing  South Korea
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1992 Barcelona -71 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1993 Hamilton -71 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Barcelona -71 kg
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1990 Beijing -71 kg
Gold medal – first place 1994 Hiroshima -71 kg
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 Osaka -71 kg
Chung Hoon
Revised RomanizationJeong Hun
McCune–ReischauerChŏng Hun

Chung Hoon (born April 29, 1969 in Buan County, Jeollabuk-do) is a South Korean judoka.

Chung was the World Champion at 71 kg in 1993. He won a bronze medal in the 1991 World Championships.

Chung represented South Korea in the 1992 Olympic Games, winning bronze in the Lightweight division. In the semifinal, he lost to Hungarian Bertalan Hajtós. Next year, Chung went up against the Hungarian judoka again in the final at the World Championship and avenged the loss by decision.

Chung retired from competitive judo after winning his second Asian Game gold medal in 1994. Chung has been serving as a judo instructor and professor for Yong-In University and the head coach of the South Korean national judo team.

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