Hwang Young-jo won the gold medal in the marathon at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

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Hwang Young-jo won the gold medal in the marathon at the 1992 Summer Olympics. +

1992.8.9
Gold medal day
On August 9, 1992, at the Barcelona Olympic Marathon, Young-Jo Hwang (from April 27, 1970) won the championship with a record of 2 hours, 13 minutes and 23 seconds.

On this day, Son Ki-jeong Ong won the 1936 Berlin Olympics, and Hwang Young-jo became the second Asian to win the Olympic marathon.
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