Hwang Ji-man

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Hwang.
Hwang Ji-man
Personal information
Country South Korea South Korea
Born July 8, 1984
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Years active 2001
Handedness Right
Men's doubles
Current ranking 11 (September 25, 2008)
BWF profile
Hwang Ji-man
Hangul 황지만
Hanja 黃智萬
Revised Romanization Hwang Jiman
McCune–Reischauer Hwang Chiman
Olympic medal record
Representing  South Korea
Men's badminton
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing Doubles

Hwang Ji-man (Korean pronunciation: [hwaŋ.dʑi.man]) is a male badminton player from South Korea.

Career[edit]

Hwang played at the 2007 BWF World Championships in men's doubles with Lee Jae-jin. They were seeded 10 and were defeated in the third round by Candra Wijaya and Tony Gunawan, 21-17, 21-16.

In Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, Hwang and his partner Lee won their first bronze medal after upsetting Choong Tan Fook/Lee Wan Wah in the first round, Tadashi Ohtsuka/Keita Masuda in the quarter-final, but defeated by Cai Yun and Fu Haifeng of China in the semifinal. Nevertheless, in the bronze medal match, Hwang and Lee subdued Danish Lars Paaske and Jonas Rasmussen.

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