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Kim Song-Guk (born April 11, 1984) is a North Korean boxer who competed in the featherweight (– 57 kg) at the 2004 Summer Olympics and won the silver medal.

Kim Song-guk
Personal information
Nationality North Korea
Born (1984-04-11) April 11, 1984 (age 35)
North Korea
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Sport
SportBoxing
Weight classFeatherweight
Kim Song-guk
Chosŏn'gŭl
김성국
Revised RomanizationGim Seongguk
McCune–ReischauerKim Sŏngkuk

CareerEdit

Southpaw Kim upset Vitali Tajbert at the Olympics 2004 but lost to Russian star Alexei Tichtchenko. He qualified for the Athens Games by ending up in first place at the 1st AIBA Asian 2004 Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Guangzhou, China. In the final he defeated Thailand's Somluck Kamsing.

At the Asian Games he lost to Bahodirjon Sooltonov in the semis and won bronze.

Amateur highlightsEdit

2004 Olympic Games

2007 AIBA World Amateur Championships

2008 Olympic Games

ReferencesEdit

  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Kim Song-guk". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.