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Ri Se-gwang; A North Korean Artistic Gymnast, Know about his Affairs and Career here

Updated On 23 Oct, 2017 Published On 23 Oct, 2017
Ri Se-gwang; A North Korean Artistic Gymnast, Know about his Affairs and Career here

Ri Se-gwang a North Korean artistic gymnast is in the media attention as he is one booking three gold medals with him.

Ri Se-gwang is an artistic gymnast and also a first-ever North Korean to win a gold medal at the Asian Games. As of 2017, he has won three gold medals.

We all know he has achieved a lot in his professional life but what about his personal life. Is the 32-year-old gymnast married or dating someone? Here we have all the answers relating his affairs and relationships. 

Ri Se-gwang: His Dating life and Girlfriend

Ri is gaining huge acclamation as he is one of the best athletes participated in the 2016 Rio Olympics. There is no doubt that he has a huge fan following and people are curious to know about him.

Ri, however, lives a very private life and does not prefer talking about his personal affairs which is why it is a tough task to assure anything about his dating life. He might be dating someone special keeping the love affair confident.


Ri Se-gwang posing with his gold, Source: Daily Star

He has also never been linked up with anyone before. So, as of now, Ri is assumed to be single with no news of any affairs or girlfriend 

Ri Se-gwang Looked Unhappy During Rio Olympic 2016

Winning a gold is not a minor thing but Ri Se-gwang after winning gold at the Rio Olympic 2016 didn't even smile at the event. He was declared "the saddest gold medalist".

Looks like Ri was not able to handle all those emotions!!!   

Ri Se-gwang with silver medalist Denis Abliazin of Russia and bronze medalist Kenzo Shirai of Japan, Source: Stuff

Following the victory, the determined personality said,

“I was filled with joy because I thought I was able to bring a sense of victory to our leader."

Some sports fans took Twitter questioning the star for his sad emotions. One of the Twitter users said:

"Felt so sad watching how oppressed Ri Se Gwang looked even after winning gold." 

The North Korean artistic gymnast, Ri started his career early. He won a bronze medal at the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.



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He performed some excessively difficult forms a Tsukahara and a full twisting double backward salto in tuck position. The new vault was named after the star as Ri.

Ri defeated World and Olympic Champion Yang Hak-Seon in the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships and won a gold medal. Additionally, he participated in 2015 Artistic Gymnastic Championships breaking his personal record.

Quick Facts about Ri Se-gwang

Source: Fig Gymnastics
  • Born on 21 January 1985 in South Hamgyong.
  • The representative of April 25 Sports Club.
  • The first North Korean winning a gold at the Asian Games.
  • The vault he performed in 2009 is valued a 7.2 score which is the second highest value in the world.
  • Hak Seon Yang vault being the most difficult one with a start value of 7.4.

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