Kim Jong-hyun (sport shooter)

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Kim Jong-hyun
Personal information
Born (1985-07-21) July 21, 1985 (age 33)
Gwangju, South Korea
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Weight73 kg (161 lb)[1]
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Jonghyeon
McCune–ReischauerKim Chonghyŏn
Country South Korea
Event(s)50 m rifle three positions, 50 m rifle prone
ClubChangwon City Hall[2]
Coached byCho Hyun-jin[2]

Kim Jong-hyun (Korean pronunciation: [kim.dʑoŋ.ɦjʌn]; born July 21, 1985) is a South Korean sport shooter.[3] He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's 10 metre air rifle, where he did not reach the final. He was far more successful in the men's 50 metre rifle - three positions event, where he won the silver medal.[4] At the 2016 Olympic Games he also secured a silver medal in 50 m rifle prone.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Kim Jong-hyun". Rio2016. Archived from the original on 2016-08-26. Retrieved 2016-08-25.
  2. ^ a b "Kim Jonghyun". ISSF. Retrieved 2016-08-25.
  3. ^ Archived 2013-02-28 at the UK Government Web Archive
  4. ^ "Kim Jong-Hyeon Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Retrieved 2015-11-29.
  5. ^ "Rio 2016: Korea's Kim Jong-hyun wins silver in men's shooting 50m rifle prone". Arirang TV. 2016-08-12. Retrieved 2016-08-25.