Jo Yong-suk

Jo Yong-suk (Korean pronunciation: [tso.jʌŋ.suk̚]; born September 5, 1988; Korean: 조영숙) is a North Korean female sport shooter.[1] She represents the Amnokgang National Defense Sports Team.[2]

Jo Yong-suk
Personal information
National teamNorth Korea
Born (1988-09-05) September 5, 1988 (age 32)
Height163 cm (5 ft 4 in)[1]
Weight65 kg (143 lb)[1]
Sport
SportSport shooting
Event(s)10 metre air pistol, 25 metre pistol[1]
TeamAmnokgang National Defense Sports Team
Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl
조영숙
Revised RomanizationJo Yeongsuk
McCune–ReischauerCho Yŏngsuk
Updated on 8 August 2016.

Jo was is from Sariwon, North Hwanghae, but now lives in Pyongyang.[3]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's 10 metre air pistol and achieved 10th position out of 49 athletes.[4] She also competed in the 25 metre pistol, finishing in 7th.[5] She competed in the same events at the 2016 Olympics, finishing in 12th in the 10 metre air pistol and 7th in the 25 metre pistol.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "JO Yong Suk". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-08-06. Retrieved 2016-08-09. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Best Players, Coaches for 2010 Selected". web.archive.org. KCNA. 6 January 2011. Archived from the original on 12 October 2014. Retrieved 27 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "ISSF - International Shooting Sport Federation - issf-sports.org". issf-sports.org. Retrieved 2016-08-09. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ London2012.com
  5. ^ "Jo Yong-Suk Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18. Retrieved 2017-09-08.