Maksym Korotun (Ukrainian: Максим Коротун; born March 1, 1985 in Kramatorsk, Donetsk Oblast) is a Ukrainian judoka, who competed for the extra-lightweight category at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[1] He won a silver medal at the 2007 Summer Universiade in Bangkok, Thailand, losing out to South Korea's Cho Nam-Suk in the final match.[2]

Maksym Korotun
Personal information
Nationality Ukraine
Born (1985-03-01) 1 March 1985 (age 34)
Kramatorsk, Donetsk Oblast,
Ukrainian SSR
Height1.69 m (5 ft 6 12 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Sport
SportJudo
Event(s)60 kg
ClubKolos Donetsk (UKR)

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, Korotun was eliminated in the first preliminary round of men's 60 kg class. He was defeated by Brazil's Denílson Lourenço, who scored an automatic ippon to end a match before the four-minute count.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Maksym Korotun". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
  2. ^ "South Korean judoka Cho wins men's 60kg gold at Universiade". Xinhua News Agency. 16 August 2007. Retrieved 6 December 2012.
  3. ^ "Men's Extra Lightweight (60kg/132 lbs) Preliminaries". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 6 December 2012.

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