Kim Jong (table tennis)

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Kim Jong
Mondial Ping - Mixed Doubles - Final - 07.jpg
Personal information
Born 19 April 1989 (1989-04-19) (age 29)
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)[1]
Weight 52 kg (115 lb; 8.2 st)[1]
Sport
Team April 25 Sports Team
Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl 김정
Revised Romanization Gim Jeong
McCune–Reischauer Kim Chŏng

Kim Jong (born 19 April 1989, Hamgyeongnam) is a North Korean table tennis player.[2] She competed for North Korea at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics.[3] At the 2008 Olympics she competed in the women's singles only, and at the 2012 Summer Olympics she competed in the women's singles and the women's team events.[2] She won gold medals in mixed doubles events with Kim Hyok-bong at the 2013 World Championships and the 2014 Asian Games.

Kim represents the April 25 Sports Team.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Athlete's Profile". 2014 Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee. Archived from the original on 6 October 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Kim Jong Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-02-03. 
  3. ^ Kim Jong Archived 30 July 2012 at the Wayback Machine. London 2012
  4. ^ "April 25 Sports Team of DPRK Proves Successful in Int'l Tournaments This Year". web.archive.org. KCNA. 13 December 2013. Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 26 August 2015.