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Kim Su-Nyeong

Full name: Kim Su-Nyeong
Original name: 김 수녕
Other name(s): Kim Soo-Nyung
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: April 5, 1971 in [unknown], Chungcheongbuk, South Korea
Country: KOR South Korea
Sport: Archery

Medals: 4 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (6 Total)

Biography

In only a few short years, Korea’s Kim Soo-Nyung established herself as the greatest woman archer of the modern era. In 1988, Kim won an individual and team gold medal in archery at the Olympics. Nicknamed “Viper,” she was also women’s individual and team world champion in both 1989 and 1991. Through 1990, she held every woman’s world record at all distances and the overall as well. At the Barcelona Olympics she again helped Korea to the team gold but finished second in the individual event. Her four medals and three gold medals are both records for archery at the Olympics since its “modern” reinstatement in 1972.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery Women's Individual South Korea KOR 1 Gold
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery Women's Team South Korea KOR 1 Gold
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery Women's Individual South Korea KOR 2 Silver
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery Women's Team South Korea KOR 1 Gold
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery Women's Individual South Korea KOR 3 Bronze
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery Women's Team South Korea KOR 1 Gold

Women's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TH 10s 9s
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Ranking Round 1 1988-09-27 1,331 144 63 59
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Ranking Round 30 metres 2T 1988-09-27 347
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Ranking Round 50 metres 1 1988-09-27 336
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Ranking Round 60 metres 1 1988-09-27 326
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Ranking Round 70 metres 1 1988-09-27 322
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Round One 2 1988-09-28 331 36 14 16
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Round One 30 metres 1T 1988-09-28 88
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Round One 50 metres 3 1988-09-28 79
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Round One 60 metres 2 1988-09-28 84
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Round One 70 metres 5T 1988-09-28 80
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Quarter-Finals 1 1988-09-29 337 36 19 14
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Quarter-Finals 30 metres 4T 1988-09-29 88
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Quarter-Finals 50 metres 2 1988-09-29 83
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Quarter-Finals 60 metres 1 1988-09-29 86
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Quarter-Finals 70 metres 4T 1988-09-29 80
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Semi-Finals 1 1988-09-30 340 36 21 11
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Semi-Finals 30 metres 1T 1988-09-30 89
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Semi-Finals 50 metres 1 1988-09-30 87
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Semi-Finals 60 metres 1T 1988-09-30 85
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Semi-Finals 70 metres 6 1988-09-30 79
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Final Round 1 1988-09-30 344 36 25 8
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Final Round 30 metres 1 1988-09-30 90
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Final Round 50 metres 1 1988-09-30 83
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Final Round 60 metres 1 1988-09-30 86
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea Final Round 70 metres 1T 1988-09-30 85
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea Final Round Match 1-2 2 1992-08-02 Cho (KOR) 112, Kim (KOR) 105 105
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1992-08-02 Kim (KOR) 106, Wang (CHN) 105 106
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1992-08-02 Kim (KOR) 112, Williamson (GBR) 96 112
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea Round Two Match #8 1 1992-08-02 Kim (KOR) 114, Lin (TPE) 104 114
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea Round One Match #16 1 1992-08-02 Kim (KOR) 106, Korotkin (POL) 92 106
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea Ranking Round 2 1992-07-31 1,364 144 79 55
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea Ranking Round 30 metres 1 1992-07-31 357
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea Ranking Round 50 metres 2 1992-07-31 336
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea Ranking Round 60 metres 2T 1992-07-31 341
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea Ranking Round 70 metres 3 1992-07-31 330
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea Final Round Match 3-4 1 2000-09-19 Kim (KOR) 103, Choe (PRK) 101 103
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea Semi-Finals Match #1 2 2000-09-19 Yun (KOR) 107, Kim (KOR) 105 105
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 2000-09-19 Kim (KOR) 106, Nowicka-Kwaśna (POL) 100 106
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea Round Three Match #1 1 2000-09-19 Kim (KOR) 168, Tremelling (AUS) 158 168
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea Round Two Match #1 1 2000-09-17 Kim (KOR) 164, Jennison (AUS) 159 164
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea Round One Match #1 1 2000-09-17 Kim (KOR) 164, Tumusiime (UGA) 124 164
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea Ranking Round 1 2000-09-16 671 72 33 7
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea Ranking Round 1st Half 2 2000-09-16 337
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea Ranking Round 2nd Half 1 2000-09-16 334

Women's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TH 10s 9s
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea KOR Ranking Round 1 1988-09-27 1,331
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea KOR Ranking Round 30 metres 1 1988-09-27 347
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea KOR Ranking Round 50 metres 1 1988-09-27 336
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea KOR Ranking Round 60 metres 1 1988-09-27 326
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea KOR Ranking Round 70 metres 1 1988-09-27 322
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea KOR Semi-Finals 1 1988-09-28
1988 Summer 17 Seoul Archery South Korea KOR Final Round 1 1988-10-01
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea KOR Final Round Match 1-2 1 1992-08-04 KOR 236, CHN 228
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea KOR Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1992-08-04 KOR 246, FRA 221
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea KOR Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1992-08-04 KOR 240, SWE 240
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea KOR Round One Match #1 1 1992-08-04 KOR 244, JPN 222
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea KOR Ranking Round 1 1992-07-31 1,364 144 79 55
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea KOR Ranking Round 30 metres 1 1992-07-31 357
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea KOR Ranking Round 50 metres 1 1992-07-31 336
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea KOR Ranking Round 60 metres 1 1992-07-31 341
1992 Summer 21 Barcelona Archery South Korea KOR Ranking Round 70 metres 1 1992-07-31 330
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea KOR Final Round Match 1-2 1 2000-09-21 KOR 251, UKR 239
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea KOR Semi-Finals Match #1 1 2000-09-21 KOR 251, GER 238
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea KOR Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 2000-09-21 KOR 252, USA 240
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea KOR Round One Match #1 1 2000-09-21 KOR bye
2000 Summer 29 Sydney Archery South Korea KOR Ranking Round 1 2000-09-16 671