Lim Su-jeong (taekwondo)

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Lim.
Lim Su-jeong
Medal record
Representing  South Korea
Women’s taekwondo
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing 57 kg
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Copenhagen Lightweight
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Gyeongju Featherweight
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Busan Flyweight
Summer Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2007 Bangkok Featherweight

Lim Su-jeong (임수정; Korean pronunciation: [ʑʌŋ]; born August 20, 1986) is a female South Korean taekwondo practitioner.

Asian Games[edit]

At the age of 16, she won the gold medal in flyweight (–51 kg) at the 2002 Asian Games, beating 2004 Olympic bronze medalist Yaowapa Boorapolchai of Thailand in the final.

In 2007, Lim won the gold medal in featherweight (–59 kg) at the 24th Summer Universiade in Bangkok, Thailand, defeating 2005 World Championship bronze medalist Chonnapas Premwaew of Thailand 8–1 in the final.

Olympic Games[edit]

She qualified for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, finishing in first place in the –57 kg category at the World Qualification Tournament in Manchester, England. Lim won the gold medal in the women's 57 kg category at the 2008 Olympics, defeating Azize Tanrıkulu of Turkey.


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