Han Myung-woo

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Han Myung-Woo (Hangul: 한명우, Hanja: 韓明愚; born November 12, 1956 in Dangjin, Chungcheongnam-do) is a retired South Korean freestyle wrestler and Olympic champion. He won the gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.[1] He also competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics.[2]

Han Myung-woo
Medal record
Representing  South Korea
Men's freestyle wrestling
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul Middleweight
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1986 Seoul Welterweight

Han is currently a wrestling commentator for KBS television and the executive director of the Korea Wrestling Federation.


  1. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – Wrestling" Archived 2008-05-31 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 7, 2008)
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Han Myung-woo Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 17 April 2019.