Kim competed in badminton at the 1992 Summer Olympics in men's singles. He lost in quarterfinals to Alan Budikusuma, of Indonesia, 15-9, 15-4. After retiring, he spent many years as a national team coach and in mid-2015, he became Head Coach of the Korean junior national badminton team.
- "2015 Junior National Team Summer Training". Badminton Korea Association. Retrieved 5 November 2017.