Song Soon-Chun - Career

Career

Song competed for South Korea in the 1956 Summer Olympics held in Melbourne, Australia. In the bantamweight boxing event, he captured the silver medal. His silver medal was South Korea's first silver medal at the Olympic Games.

Song participated in the Olympics one more time in 1960, moving up in weight to featherweight, but was eliminated in the second round by eventual gold medalist Francesco Musso of Italy.

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