Lee Seung-bae

Lee Seung-Bae (born May 10, 1971) was a South Korean amateur boxer, who won a middleweight bronze medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics for Korea, followed by a light heavyweight silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics.

Lee Seung-bae
Personal information
BornMay 10, 1971


At the 1996 Summer Olympics, Lee captured the silver medal in light heavyweight. Lee lost to future IBF Cruiserweight Champion Vassili Jirov of Kazakhstan in the final bout. However, he beat Freddy Rojas of Cuba, who was the only fighter to hold a victory over Félix Savón, in round of 16, and defeated Stipe Drvis of Croatia, who became a WBA Light Heavyweight Champion in 2007, in the quarterfinal match.

Post career

In 2008, Lee earned doctorate in sports & physical education from Konkuk University. He is currently an assistant coach of the South Korea national amateur boxing team.


1992 Summer Olympics
Event Round Result Opponent Score
Middleweight First Win Michal Franek 6–2
Second Win Ricardo Araneda 12–8
Quarterfinal Win Albert Papilaya 15–3
Semifinal Loss Ariel Hernández 1–14
1996 Summer Olympics
Event Round Result Opponent Score
First Win Samuela Leu 14–0
Second Win Freddy Rojas 13–9
Quarterfinal Win Stipe Drvis 14–11
Semifinal Win Thomas Ulrich 12–8
Final Loss Vassili Jirov 4–17
  • Boxrec profile
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Lee Seung-bae". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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