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Kim Bong-Jo

Full name: Kim Bong-Jo
Original name: 김 봉조
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: January 13, 1946
Died: March 8, 2017
Country: KOR South Korea
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Kim Bong-Jo swam at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, but did not get out of the first round in either the 100 or 400 metre freestyle events. Kim also swam at the 1962 Asian Games. Kim later became a swim coach. He was chairman of the Korean Swimming Federation, director of the Korean national team, and helped coach Korean distance star [Park Tae-Hwan]. Kim was also President of the Namkang Cultural Foundation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 18 Tokyo Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle South Korea KOR 7 h1 r1/3
1964 Summer 18 Tokyo Swimming Men's 400 metres Freestyle South Korea KOR 7 h4 r1/2

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 18 Tokyo Swimming South Korea Round One Heat One 7 1:01.2

Men's 400 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 1cT 1cR 2cT 2cR 3cT 3cR 100-200m 200-300m 300-400m
1964 Summer 18 Tokyo Swimming South Korea Round One Heat Four 7 4:55.8 1:05.2 7 2:20.0 7 3:38.0 7 1:14.8 (7) 1:18.0 (7) 1:17.8 (7)
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