Kim Won-tak

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.

Kim Won-Tak (born July 21, 1964) is a South Korean long-distance runner who competed in the late 1980s.

Biography[edit]

He was best known at the opening ceremonies of the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul of sharing the lighting of the Olympic Flame with fellow South Koreans Chung Sun-Man and Sohn Kee-Chung.

Kim also competed in those same games, finishing 18th in the men's marathon event.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  South Korea
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 18th Marathon 2:15:44
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 19th Marathon 2:21:16

References[edit]

Olympic Games
Preceded by
Rafer Johnson
Final Summer Olympic Torchbearer
with Chung Sun-Man & Sohn Kee-Chung

1988 Seoul
Succeeded by
Antonio Rebollo