Lee In-jong

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Lee.
Lee In-jong
Medal record
Representing  South Korea
Women's taekwondo
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2007 Beijing Middleweight[1]
Silver medal – second place 2009 Copenhagen Middleweight[2]
Silver medal – second place 2013 Puebla Middleweight[3]
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 2012 Ho Chi Minh City Middleweight[4]

Lee In-Jong (Hangul: 이인종) (born August 2, 1982) is a South Korean female taekwondo practitioner. She is a three-time World Championship middleweight silver medalist.

Lee did not qualify for the 2008 Olympics losing to Hwang Kyung-Seon, who eventually won the Olympic gold medal in the women's under 67 kg division in Beijing, in the South Korean National Trials.

As a middleweight (under 73 kg), Lee clinched her slot in the women's over 67 kg division 2012 Olympic South Korean National Trials where she beat 2011 World Championship runner-up An Sae-Bom and 2007 World Championship runner-up Park Hye-Mi. At the Olympics, she lost in her bronze medal bout to Anastasia Baryshnikova.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Spain Clinches 2 Golds; United States, Mexico Win 1 Gold Each on 3rd Day of World Taekwondo Champion". World Taekwondo Federation. 2007-05-20. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  2. ^ "Korea Wins 2 Gold Medals; Turkey, China Clinch 1 Gold Each on 4th Day of World Taekwondo Championships". World Taekwondo Federation. 2009-10-18. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  3. ^ "[2012 WC] Three Seconds to Gold" (in Korean). Yonhap News. 2013-07-20. Retrieved 2013-07-20. 
  4. ^ "Final Results: The 20th Asian Taekwondo Championships". World Taekwon Media. 2012-05-16. Retrieved 2012-07-12. 
  5. ^ "London 2012 - Taekwondo - Women's +67 kg". www.olympic.org. IOC. Retrieved 8 April 2015.