Jung Sun-yong

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Jung Sun-yong
Medal record
Representing  South Korea
Women's Judo
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta -56 kg
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1995 Chiba -56 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1989 Belgrade -56 kg
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1994 Hiroshima -56 kg
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1991 Osaka -56 kg
Gold medal – first place 1993 Macau -56 kg
Gold medal – first place 1995 New Delhi -56 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Damascus -56 kg
Jung Sun-yong
Revised RomanizationJeong Seon-yon
McCune–ReischauerChŏng Sŏn-yong

Jung Sun-Yong (born March 11, 1971) is a female South Korean judoka.

At the age of 14, she was the youngest judoka ever to represent South Korea in 1985.

Jung won two medals at the 1989 and 1995 World Championships, and also gained a silver medal in the lightweight division at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Jung won the Asian Championship three consecutive times, the Fukuoka International Female Judo Championship five times, and the Paris Open (Tournoi de Paris) three times.

She retired right after the 1996 Olympics, and currently serves as a teacher in elementary school.

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