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Hwang Hee-Tae (born June 12, 1978 in Sinan County, Jeollanam-do) is a male South Korean Judoka.

Hwang Hee-tae
Medal record
Representing  South Korea
Men's Judo
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Osaka -90 kg
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Doha -90 kg
Gold medal – first place 2010 Guangzhou -100 kg
Asian Championships
Silver medal – second place 2009 Taipei -100 kg
Silver medal – second place 2011 Abu Dabi -100 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Beijing -90 kg
Hwang Hee-tae
Revised RomanizationHwang Hui-tae
McCune–ReischauerHwang Hŭit'ae

He won a gold medal in the men's -90 kg division at the 2003 World Judo Championships in Osaka, Japan, by defeating the 2004 Olympic champion Zurab Zviadauri from Georgia in the final. Hwang also won a gold medal at the Doha Asian Games in 2006.

At the Olympics, he competed in the -90 kg division in 2004, losing to Hiroshi Izumi in the semi-finals and then to Khasanbi Taov in the bronze medal bout.[1] In 2012, he competed in the -100 kg division, where he again reached the semi-final, this time losing Tuvshinbayar Naidan.[2] He then lost to Henk Grol in the bronze medal bout.[2]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Hwang Hee-Tae". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 20 October 2014. Retrieved 17 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b "London 2012 - Men's Judo - Half-Heavyweight Division (-100 kg)". IOC. Retrieved 17 October 2014.