Kim Deok-hyeon

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Kim Deok-hyeon
Personal information
Born (1985-12-08) December 8, 1985 (age 29)
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 68 kg (150 lb)
Country  South Korea
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Triple jump
Updated on 15 August 2012.

Kim Deok-hyeon (born 8 December 1985 in Kwangju) is a South Korean triple jumper.

He won bronze medals at the 2005 Asian Championships and the 2006 Asian Games, the gold medal at the 2007 Summer Universiade, the silver medal at the 2007 Asian Championships and finished ninth at the 2007 World Championships. He also competed at the 2006 World Indoor Championships without reaching the final.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  South Korea
2004 World Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 21st (q) Long jump 7.12 m
16th (q) Triple jump 15.40 m
2005 Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 3rd Triple jump 16.78 m
East Asian Games Macau 1st Triple jump 16.79 m
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 21st (q) Triple jump 15.99 m
Asian Games Doha, Qatar 3rd Triple jump 16.87 m
2007 Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 1st Triple jump 17.02 m
Asian Championships Amman, Jordan 2nd Triple jump 17.00 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 9th Triple jump 16.71 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 18th (q) Triple jump 16.88 m
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 1st Long jump 8.41 m (w)
5th Triple jump 16.75 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 15th (q) Long jump 7.99 m
24th (q) Triple jump 16.58 m
Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 4th Long jump 7.93 m
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 1st Long jump 8.11 m
5th Triple jump 16.56 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 11th (q) Long jump 8.02 m
Triple jump NM
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 22nd (q) Triple jump 16.22 m
2014 Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 2nd Long jump 7.90 m
3rd Triple jump 16.93 m

Personal best[edit]

  • Triple jump - 17.10 m - 5 June 2009, NR
  • Long jump - 8.20 m - 12 July 2009, NR