Chun Hee-chul

Chun Hee-chul (Korean전희철; Hanja全喜哲 born June 26, 1973 in Seoul) is a retired South Korean basketball player. Listed at 198 cm (6 ft 6 in), Chun Hee-chul is a swing man who can play both center and forward position.

Chun Hee-chul
Medal record
Men's basketball
Representing  South Korea
FIBA Asia Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Jakarta Team
Silver medal – second place 1995 Seoul Team
Gold medal – first place 1997 Riyadh Team
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1994 Hiroshima Team
Gold medal – first place 2002 Busan Team
Chun Hee-chul
Revised RomanizationJeon Huicheol
McCune–ReischauerChŏn Hŭich'ŏl

Chun Hee-chul boasted his athleticism, foot work and mid-range jumper which was rare in 1990s South Korean basketball given his height. He led South Korea national team not only to the championship of the 19th Asian Basketball Championship (playing as a center and named to the Most Valuable Player) but also gold medal of the 14th Asian Games (as a small forward). He competed at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics.[1] He was the FIBA Asia Cup MVP in 1997.

His former teams were Daegu Orions, Jeonju KCC Egis. He is currently[when?] assistant coach for Seoul SK Knights.


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