Kim Won-il (boxer)

Kim Won-il (born January 3, 1982) is a South Korean boxer best known to win the gold medal in the men's bantamweight division at the Asian Games 2002.

Kim Won-il
Personal information
Full name김원일
Nationality South Korea
Born (1982-01-03) January 3, 1982 (age 38)
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb)
Sport
SportBoxing
Weight classBantamweight

In 2002 he bested Abdusalom Khasanov and Bekzod Khidirov in the final.

At the 2004 Summer Olympics he lost his first match to eventual Thai runner up Worapoj Petchkoom.

At the 2005 World Championships he competed in the featherweight division, and lost his first bout to Dmytro Bulenkov (Ukraine).

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Kim Won-il". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.