Oh Hye-ri

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Oh Hye-ri
Personal information
NationalitySouth Korean
Born (1988-04-30) 30 April 1988 (age 35)
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Weight69 kg (152 lb)[1]
Sport
SportTaekwondo
Updated on 19 September 2018.

Oh Hye-ri (Hangul: 오혜리; Korean pronunciation: [o.ɦje̞.ɾi]; born 30 April 1988) is a South Korean taekwondo athlete.

Career[edit]

In 2011, she won silver at the World Championships,[2] then in 2015, she became the world champion in middleweight.[3]

She represented South Korea at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, in the women's 67 kg where she won her first Olympic gold medal.[1][3]

She became the third Korean to win an Olympic gold medal in the 67 kg division (Lee Sun-Hee in 2000 and Hwang Kyung-Seon in 2008 and 2012).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Hyeri Oh". rio2016.com. Archived from the original on 26 November 2016. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Oh Hye-ri". Taewondodata. Retrieved 2016-08-20.
  3. ^ a b "Rio 2016: S. Korean Oh Hye-ri wins taekwondo gold". Korea Times. 2016-08-20. Retrieved 2016-08-20.

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