Park Jang-soon

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Park Jang-Soon (Korean; Hanja; RRBak Jang-sun; born April 10, 1968) is a retired South Korean freestyle wrestler, world champion and Olympic champion.

Park Jang-soon
Personal information
Born (1968-04-10) April 10, 1968 (age 51)
Boryeong, South Korea

OlympicsEdit

He received a silver medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.[1] He won a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona.[2] At the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta he received a silver medal.[3]

World championshipsEdit

Park won a gold medal at the 1993 FILA Wrestling World Championships in Toronto, defeating former Olympic and world champion Dave Schultz in the final match. He became the first South Korean wrestler to win both a wrestling world championship and an Olympic gold medal.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – Wrestling" Archived 2008-05-31 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 7, 2008)
  2. ^ "1992 Summer Olympics – Barcelona, Spain – Wrestling" Archived 2008-09-07 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 7, 2008)
  3. ^ "1996 Summer Olympics – Atlanta, United States – Wrestling" Archived 2008-09-07 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 7, 2008)

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