Chung Shin-cho

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Chung Shin-cho
Chung Shin-cho, Takao Sakurai, Washington Rodríguez, Juan Fabila Mendoza 1964.jpg
Chung Shin-cho (left) at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1940-01-06) January 6, 1940 (age 79)
Seoul, South Korea
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Sport Boxing

Chung Shin-Cho (Hangul: 정신조, Hanja: 鄭申朝; born January 6, 1940) is a retired amateur boxer from South Korea. He competed at the 1960 and 1964 Olympics and won a silver medal in the bantamweight in 1964.


1960 Olympic Games
Event Round Result Opponent Score
Flyweight First bye
Second Loss Soviet Union Sergei Sivko 0-5
1964 Olympic Games
Event Round Result Opponent Score
Bantamweight First Win Egypt Hosni Farag 5-0
Second Win Argentina Abel Almaraz 3-2
Quarterfinal Win Cuba Fermin Espinosa WO
Semifinal Win Mexico Juan Fabila Mendoza 4-1
Final Loss Japan Takao Sakurai RSC 2


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Chung Shin-cho". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.

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