Wednesday, 1 August 2012
Kum Ae An
Born: 3 June 1980 in Pyongyang, North Korea
An Kum Ae is a North Korean judoka.
In the 2012 Summer Olympics, she won the gold medal in the Women's 52 kg Judo competition after defeating Yanet Bermoy of Cuba.
She won a bronze medal in the half-lightweight category (52 kg) at the 2005 World Judo Championships, having defeated Lyudmila Bogdanova of Russia in the bronze medal match.
She won the gold medal in the same weight category at the 2006 Asian Games, having defeated Mönkhbaataryn Bundmaa of Mongolia in the final match.
In the 2008 Summer Olympics, she won the silver medal in her weight class after Xian Dongmei of China, who won the gold medal. In the 2012 Summer Olympics, she won the gold medal in her weight class.
She currently resides in the North Korean capital city Pyongyang.