Choi Yun-chil

South Korean marathon runner

Choi Yun-chil (July 19, 1928 – October 8, 2020) was a South Korean long-distance runner. He was a two-time Olympian[1] and a two-time national champion in the marathon. He competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics and at the 1952 Summer Olympics. He was born in Tanchon, present-day North Korea.

Choi died on October 8, 2020 in Seoul at the age of 92.[2]

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  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Choi Yun-Chil". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.
  2. '불운의 마라토너' 최윤칠 고문 별세…아시안게임 첫 金 주인공[permanent dead link] (in Korean)