Lee Ah-reum

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Lee Ah-reum
Personal information
Nationality South Korean
Born (1992-04-22) 22 April 1992 (age 26)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Korean name
Hangul 이아름
Revised Romanization I Areum
McCune–Reischauer Yi Arŭm
IPA [i.a̠ɾɯm]
Sport
Sport Taekwondo

Lee Ah-reum (Hangul이아름; born 22 April 1992) is a South Korean taekwondo athlete.[1] She attended Seoul Physical Education High School (서울체육고등학교) and Korea National Sport University.[2] She won the gold medal at the 2014 Asian Games in the women's featherweight category, defeating Mayu Hamada of Japan.[3] She won the gold medal at the 2017 World Taekwondo Championships in the women's featherweight category, beating the Olympic champion Jade Jones in the semi-finals and Hatice Kübra İlgün of Turkey in the final.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TaekwondoData". TaekwondoData. Retrieved 2017-08-27.
  2. ^ 이기홍 [Yi Gi-hong] (4 July 2017). '고양시 태권낭자' 이아름, 한국 태권도 간판으로 우뚝!. Simin Ilbo. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  3. ^ 서완석 [Suh Won-sik] (1 October 2014). 태권도 금3… 특별과외 덕 봤다. Kukmin Ilbo. Retrieved 28 August 2017.
  4. ^ "Lee Ah-reum wins gold at taekwondo world championships". The Korea Herald. 2017-06-30. Retrieved 2017-08-27.

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