|Men's short track speed skating|
|Representing South Korea|
|1992 Albertville||5000m Relay|
|1990 Sapporo||1000 m|
|1990 Sapporo||1500 m|
|1990 Sapporo||5000 m relay|
|1990 Sapporo||500 m|
|1986 Sapporo||1500 m|
|Revised Romanization||Gim Gi-hun|
Kim Ki-hoon (born July 14, 1967) is a retired short track speed skater and the first gold medalist in the Winter Olympics for Korea. Kim is a three-time Olympic Champion and 1992 Overall World Champion.
Kim swept all the gold medals available in short track speed skating at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, winning won the gold medal in the 1000 metres in a world record time of 1:30.76, and claiming another gold in the 5000 metre relay in a world record time of 7:14.02. Kim went on to win his first world overall champion at the 1992 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Denver. At the championships, Kim captured all five individual gold medals (overall, 500 m, 1000 m, 1500 m, 3000 m), which made him become the second skater to sweep all five individual world championship gold medals available(Canada's Sylvie Daigle first achieved the feat at the 1983 World Championships), and the first male one.
In 2002, Kim was appointed as a coach of the Korean national short track speed skating team. He participated in the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver as the head coach of the South Korean national team. Kim is currently serving as a full professor at Ulsan College.
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