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Kim Hyun-sub (Korean김현섭; HanjaKim Hyeonseob, Korean pronunciation: [kim.ɦjʌn.sʌp̚] or [kim] [hjʌn.sʌp̚]; born May 31, 1985) is a male race walker from South Korea. He is the first South Korean person who obtained a medal at IAAF World Athletics Championships.[1]

Kim Hyun-sub
Kim Hyun-sub 2013.jpg
Kim Hyun-sub in 2013
Personal information
Born (1985-05-31) May 31, 1985 (age 34)
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight53 kg (117 lb)
Country South Korea
Event(s)20km Race Walk

Competition recordEdit


  1. ^ "8 years, 3 doping cases later, race walker becomes 1st S. Korean with world championships medal". Yonhap. August 21, 2019.

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