|Date of Birth||16 April 2000|
|Birthplace||Chuncheon Province, South Korea|
|Current World Ranking||World No.1 (58kg category)|
|Sport/Event(s)||Men’s Taekwondo (58kg category)|
|Major Achievements||2019 World Championships Gold Medalist, 5x Taekwondo Grand Prix Gold Medalist|
Jang Jun is the number one ranked Taekwondo artist in the men’s 58kg category. The Millennial’s surge to the top has been unbelievable. At just 21 years of age, the weight of the whole nation of South Korean will be on his shoulders when he takes center stage at the Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Here is everything you need to know about Jang Jun, the South Korean Taekwondo practitioner.
Jang Jun Bio
Jang Jun was born on the 16th of April in the year 2000. The South Korean began practicing Taekwondo when he was just 7 years old. However, he began competing only when he was 12 years old. A former alumni of Hongsong High School, spends his free-time in gaming and watching clips on YouTube.
Jang Jun Career Achievements
Jang Jun won his first tournament at the World Junior Championships in 2016, Burnaby in the 51kg category, he won the Gold Medal. At the 2018 Asian Championships held in Ho Chi Minh City, Jun won the gold medal.
Jang Jun has a staggering tally of 7 medals across various Taekwondo Grand Prixes he has taken part in. He won a bronze in Taoyuan in 2018, silver at 2019 Moscow. The rest have been gold medals at Moscow, Fujairah, Sofia, Chiba and Rome between 2018 and 2019, all in the 58kg category.
He also has a silver medal at Taekwondo Grand Prix held in 2018, Wuxi. Jun’s biggest win was in Manchester, 2019, where he won Gold at the World Championships.
Jang Jun Net Worth
There is absolutely no information on the web about Jang Jun’s net worth. In fact, the South Korean has just started out and begun picking up pace. His net worth might be somewhere around $200,000 judging by his umpteen gold medals and gold medal at World Championships.
Jang Jun Coach
Jang Jun is coached by Athens Olympic bronze medalist Song Myeong-seob. Together with his coach Jun is hoping to strike it rich at the upcoming Tokyo 2020. Myeong-seob has been an integral part of Jun’s quick rise to the top.
Jang Jun Parents
There is no information available about Jang Jun’s parents, nor has he revealed it publicly. However, he has stated several times that his parents were the ones who encouraged him to take up Taekwondo, and boy did he do it in style. He also in an interview with World Taekwondo about how chuffed his parents were following his success in the sport.
Q. What is Jang Jun’s net worth?
Jang Jun’s net worth is estimated to be around $200,000.
Q. When was Jang Jun born?
Jang Jun was born on the 16th of April, 2000.
Q. How old is Jang Jun?
Jang Jun is 21 years old.
Q. What is Jang Jun’s Taekwondo ranking?
Jang Jun is ranked number 1 in the men’s Taekwondo, 58kg category.
Q. What is Jang Jun’s nationality?
Jun is a South Korean.
Q. Where was Jang Jun born?
Jang Jun was born in Chuncheon Province, South Korea