Pyongyang, September 1 (KCNA) — Choe Chol Su, people’s athlete of Korea, is a pro-boxer who is popular among people.
He knocked out a Thai boxer in the third round of the featherweight at the Pan-Asia Pro-Boxing Tournament held in China in August.
Thus, he has become a tentative champion of the featherweight of the Pan-Asia Pro-Boxing Federation and received a royal band and gold cup.
In his boyhood, he won at a national amateur boxers’ tournament of sports clubs.
He scored excellent records at major international and national meets such as the world amateur boxing championships and the Asian amateur boxing championships.
In those days, he was a player of the Ryongnamsan sports club.
He took the title of 51 kg category at a boxing tournament of the 25th summer Olympics held in Barcelona, Spain, in 1992.
Afterwards, he became a pro-boxer and took a title of national champion in a year.
He knocked out a Philippine boxer in the third round of a boxing held in Japan in 1996.
His record is 11 wins (including 8 knockouts) in 11 games.
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