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Actress Lee Si-Young Becomes National Boxing Champion
South Korean actress Lee Si-young has won the title to represent the whole nation as a professional boxer in the final match of the pan-national female boxing championship held at Chungju Indoor Gymnasium in Chungju City, North Chungchoeng Province on April 24, 2013.

The 31-year-old actress and model Lee defeated the 19-year-old Kim Da-Som in the class of 48 kg of the 3013 boxing championship. Lee scored 22 while her rival scored 20 points. Lee is sponsored by Incheon Metropolitan City.

Lee was born on April 17, 1982. She isa South Korean actress, model, singer, and boxer.

After gaining popularity for her role as Oh Min Ji in Boys Over Flowers, Shi Young joined the cast of MBC variety reality show We Got Married where she is paired up with Jun Jin of Shinhwa.
As of June 2009, they have become the first couple to officially have a real relationship outside the show. However, they broke up after a 6 month relationship.

Lee was also a champion level female amateur boxer. On March 17, 2011, Lee Si-Young won her third amateur champion title at the "7th National Amateur Boxing Championships" held in Andong, South Korea at the 48 kg class.

She led the match thoroughly and eventually won at a "RSC" (Referee Stop Count) in the third round. Lee Si-Young has also won the 50 kg weight class at the "9th KBI National Lifestyle Athletics Boxing Championships" in December 2010 and 47th "Seoul Amateur Boxing Match" on February 17, 2011. On July 7, 2012 - Lee Si-Young won the 48 kg division at the Seoul Boxing Prematch/42nd Amateur Boxing Federation tournament.

Along with these television shows, she has starred in several music videos, most notably alongside Jun Jin after they both left We Got Married. Her vocals were also featured on his second album. She has done modeling for Maxim Magazine Korea. She was nominated for a Rookie Actor/Actress KBS Drama Award for her work on Birth of a Rich.

Lee along with soloist Jay Park appeared on MBC's show “Music & Lyrics” on April 2012. Park produced and composed a song for the girl group Tiny-G, entitled "Polaris"; while she wrote the lyrics.
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