|— Gymnast —|
|Country represented||South Korea|
8 January 1991 |
Seoul, South Korea
|Height||165 centimetres (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||47 kilograms (103 lb 10 oz)|
|Level||Senior International Elite|
|Years on national team||South Korea|
|Head coach(es)||Ji Hee Kim|
|Revised Romanization||Sin Su-ji|
Shin has competed in three World Championships, she had her highest placement finishing 17th in All-around at the 2007 World Championships. She was a member of the 2008 Korean Olympic squad and qualified for the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but did not advance into the top 10 finals. Shin ended up finishing 12th at the Beijing Olympics. Shin trained in Russia at a great financial burden to her family, although in 2008 she signed a contract with Sema Sports Marketing.
Shin won the bronze medal in All-around at the 2009 Asian Championships. She was also a member of the 2010 Korean gymnastics team that took fourth place at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.
After retiring from competitive gymnastics, Shin worked as a commentator at the 2012 London Olympic games. Shin has also appeared on a number of Korean television shows and she has been romantically linked to Korean comedian Heo Kyung Hwan.
In 2013 Shin gained global fame for the gymnastic-style ceremonial first pitch she threw at a baseball match between the Doosan Bears and Samsung Lions at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul, which went viral on YouTube.