Kim Il (wrestler)

Kim Il (born 25 July 1971) is a North Korean freestyle wrestler. He won two Olympic gold medals at the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympics in the light flyweight (–48 kg) category.[1] He won silver at the 1991 World Championships.[2] In 2006, he was inducted into the Federation Internationale de Luttes Associees Hall of Fame.[2]

Kim Il
Personal information
Born (1971-07-25) 25 July 1971 (age 51)
North Korea
Height1.58 m (5 ft 2 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Kim Il
Revised RomanizationGim Il
McCune–ReischauerKim Il


  1. ^ "Il Kim Olympic medals and stats". Archived from the original on 2006-05-25. Retrieved 2006-11-13.
  2. ^ a b "Nine New Members Inducted into the FILA Hall of Fame". The National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum. Archived from the original on 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2006-11-13.

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