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Choi Mi-sun (Korean pronunciation: [tɕʰwe̞.mi.sʌn]; born 1 July 1996) is a female South Korean recurve archer.

Choi Mi-sun
Personal information
Born (1996-07-01) 1 July 1996 (age 23)
Height168 cm (5 ft 6 in)[1]
Weight53 kg (117 lb)[1]
Country South Korea
Coached byKim Sung-eun[2]
Korean name
Revised RomanizationChoe Mi-seon
McCune–ReischauerCh'oe Mi-sŏn

She competed in the individual recurve event and the team recurve event at the 2015 World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.[3] She attends Gwangju Women's University.[4] In 2016, she ranks as the world number 1 female archer.[2] She won gold at the 2016 Summer Olympics on the Women's Team.[5] The world record of women's recurve qualification round, which is 687 point currently, was set by her on 20 August 2017 at The Summer Universiade 2017 in Taipei.


  1. ^ a b "Choi Mi-sun". Rio2016. Archived from the original on 19 August 2016. Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Choi Mi-sun". Retrieved 13 August 2016.
  3. ^ "2015 World Archery Championships: Entries by country" (PDF). pp. 7–18. Retrieved 26 August 2015.
  4. ^ "구본찬·최미선 '양궁 국가대표는 영광의 자리'" [Ku Bon-chan, Choi Mi-son: 'greatly honoured to have a position on archery team]. Dong-A Ilbo. 27 May 2015. Retrieved 29 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Archery: Unflappable South Koreans protect proud legacy". Reuters. 7 August 2016. Retrieved 11 August 2016.

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