Kim Jin-sun

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Kim Jin-sun
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In office
July 1, 1998 – June 30, 2010
Governor of Gangwon Province
Preceded byChoi Gag-gyu
Succeeded byLee Kwang-jae
President of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games
In office
May 4, 2011 – July 21, 2014
LeaderJacques Rogge
Thomas Bach (2013–2014)
Preceded byJohn Furlong
Succeeded byChi Yang-ho
Personal details
Born (1946-11-10) November 10, 1946 (age 72)
Korean Military Regime, Gangwon-do, Samcheok-gun, Sinan County, South Jeolla Province, Bukpyeong-eup, Songjeong-dong, Gangwon-do, Songjeong-dong
Political partyGrand National Party
EducationBachelor of Public Administration, Dongguk University
Kim Jin-sun or Kim Jin Sun
Revised RomanizationGim Jinseon
McCune–ReischauerKim Chinsŏn

Kim Jin-sun (Hangeul: 김진선, hanja: 金振兟; born November 10, 1946) is a former governor of Gangwon Province, South Korea, and former president of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics which will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.[1]

He resigned from the top post of the POCOG in July 2014 only nine months after being reelected, although his current temp should have expired as late as in October 2015.[2]


  1. ^ "Ex-Gangwon governor to lead PyeongChang Games committee". The Korea Times. 4 October 2011. Archived from the original on 18 January 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2012.
  2. ^ "President of the PyeongChang 2018 Organizing Committee steps down". AIPS Media. July 21, 2014.
Preceded by
President of Organizing Committee for 2018 Winter Olympics
Succeeded by
South Korea Cho Yang-ho