Kim Soo-Nyung

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Kim Soo-Nyung
Hangul 김수녕
Hanja 金秀寧
Revised Romanization Gim Su-nyeong
McCune–Reischauer Kim Su-nyǒng
Kim Soo-Nyung
Medal record
Women's archery
Competitor for  South Korea
Olympic Games
Gold 1988 Seoul Individual
Gold 1988 Seoul Team
Gold 1992 Barcelona Team
Gold 2000 Sydney Team
Silver 1992 Barcelona Individual
Bronze 2000 Sydney Individual
World Championships
Gold 1989 Lausanne Individual
Gold 1989 Lausanne Team
Gold 1991 Krakow Individual
Gold 1991 Krakow Team
Asian Games
Bronze 1990 Beijing Individual

Kim Soo-Nyung (born April 5, 1971, Chungcheongbuk-do) was a member of the South Korean Olympic archery team in 1988, 1992, and 2000. She has earned a total of four gold medals, including the individual gold medal in 1988. She also won two consecutive individual and team world championships in 1989 and 1991. After the 1992 Summer Olympics, in which she received a silver medal, she retired to marry and raise two children, resuming her training in 1999, in lead up to the 2000 Summer Olympics in which she won the individual bronze medal and her third team gold medal. She is the most decorated Olympian in Korean history. In 2011, Kim was declared the Female Archer of the 20th Century by the International Archery Federation (FITA).

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