Kye Sun-hui

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Kye.
Kye Sun-hui
Medal record
Women's judo
Representing  North Korea
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta -48 kg
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens -57 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney -52 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2001 Munich -52 kg
Gold medal – first place 2003 Osaka -57 kg
Gold medal – first place 2005 Cairo -57 kg
Gold medal – first place 2007 Rio de Janeiro -57 kg
Silver medal – second place 1997 Paris -52 kg
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Birmingham -52 kg
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1998 Hiroshima -52 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Hiroshima -52 kg
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Osaka -52 kg
Gold medal – first place 1999 Osaka -52 kg
Kye Sun-hui
Chosŏn'gŭl 계순희
Revised Romanization Gye Sunhui
McCune–Reischauer Kye Sunhŭi

Kye Sun-hui (born August 2, 1979 in Pyongyang) is a North Korean judoka.

Kye won three Olympic medals in different weight classes, in 1996, 2000 and 2004. When she won the gold medal in Atlanta, 1996 she became the youngest gold medalist in judo. She had entered the Games thanks to the wild card system, and her Olympic gold has been described as one of the biggest surprises of the Atlanta Olympics.[1]

Kye competed for a fourth time at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing but did not fare too well.[2]

She has been awarded the Kim Il-sung Prize and the titles of People's Athlete and Labor Hero.[3][4]

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