Jung Il Byun

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Refusing to leave the ring following his Olympic loss

Name: Jung Il Byun
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Stance: Southpaw
Height: 168cm
Pro Boxer: Record
Amateur Boxer: Record

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