Jung-Il Byun

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Jung-Il Byun
Refusing to leave the ring following his Olympic loss

Name: Jung-Il Byun
Born: 1968-11-16
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 5′ 6″   /   168cm
Boxing Record: click

Manager: Byung-Oh Chang

Jung-Il Byun was famous for protesting against a decision at the 1988 Seoul Olympics by refusing to leave the ring after losing a decision in the bantamweight competition.

Olympic results


Preceded by:
Victor Rabanales
WBC Bantamweight Champion
1993 Mar 28 – 1993 Dec 23
Succeeded by:
Yasuei Yakushiji