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Lee Seung-Yun (Korean: 이승윤; Korean pronunciation: [i.sɯŋ.jun]; born 18 April 1995) is a South Korean archer. After winning medals at the World Youth Championships,[4] he was first selected for the South Korean archery team in 2013, in which year he won team and individual medals at the 2013 Archery World Cup, finishing 4th in the World Cup Final in Paris, and reached the final of the 2013 World Archery Championships where he defeated teammate and Olympic champion Oh Jin-Hyek.[5] He reached a career high world ranking of 5 in 2013, and in 2016 he ranked 8th.[3]

Lee Seung-yun
Personal information
Full name이승윤
Born (1995-04-18) 18 April 1995 (age 24)
Height174 cm (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight80 kg (176 lb)[1]
Sport
Country South Korea
SportArchery
Event(s)recurve
Coached byPark Chae-soon (박채순)[2]
Seo Oh-seok (서오석)[3]
Updated on 10 August 2016.

Lee, in his first international season, never finished out of the top eight in competition. As well as his world title, he qualified for the World Cup Final courtesy of an individual gold medal at the fourth World Cup stage of the year in Wroclaw.

During the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics he won gold as part of the South Korean team, and qualified for the men's individual round.[6]

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  1. ^ a b "Lee Seung-yun". Rio2016. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  2. ^ "20-something friends team up for 1st Olympic gold in archery". The Korea Herald. 7 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  3. ^ a b "World Archery profile: Lee Seung-Yun". worldarchery.org. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  4. ^ "2011 World Youth Championships results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  5. ^ "FITA World Outdoor Target Archery Champions". Britannica. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  6. ^ "(Olympics) S. Korean archer Lee Seung-yun reaches round of 16 in men's individual". Yonhap. 9 August 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2016.

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