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This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.
Medal record

Kim Jae-Bum
Men's Judo
Competitor for  South Korea
Olympic Games
Silver 2008 Beijing -81 kg
World Championships
Bronze 2009 Rotterdam -81 kg
Asian Championships
Gold 2005 Tashkent -73 kg
Gold 2008 Jeju -81 kg
Gold 2009 Taipei -81 kg
Korean Name
Hangul 김재범
Hanja 金宰範

Kim Jae-Bum (born January 25, 1985 in Gimcheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do) is a male South Korean judoka.

Kim won a gold medal in the -73 kg class at the 2004 World Junior Judo Championships in Budapest, Hungary.

At the 2005 Asian Judo Championships in Tashkent, he won a gold medal in the -73 kg class.

Kim was considered one of the Big Three Judokas of the -73 kg class in South Korea, along with Lee Won-Hee and Wang Ki-Chun. But in 2007, he moved up in weight to avoid the fierce competition, and won a gold medal in the -81 kg category at the 2008 Asian Judo Championships in Jeju.

Kim competed in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, and won the silver medal in the -81 kg class. In the preliminary rounds, he defeated 2006 European champion Serguei Shundikov of Belarus by points and 2007 European champion Robert Krawczyk of Poland by ippon. Kim edged out 2008 European champion João Neto of Portugal by points in the quarterfinals. In the semifinal, Kim beat 2005 World Champion Guillaume Elmont of the Netherlands. He lost to 2005 European champion Ole Bischof of Germany in the final, though Kim had defeated all of the European champions from 2006 to 2008 in the previous rounds.

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