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Kim Min-jae (Korean: 김민재; born 13 October 1983) is a South Korean weightlifter. He competed for South Korea at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1] Min-jae originally finished eighth in the 2012 London Olympics, but retesting of samples of 2012 Summer Olympics athletes [2] discovered that six of the top seven athletes were disqualified when found to be positive for the presence of performance-enhancing drugs. Therefore Min-jae become the silver medallist in the 94 kg weightlifting category.

Kim Min-jae
Personal information
Full nameKim Minjae
Nationality South Korea
BornOctober 13, 1983 (1983-10-13) (age 35)
Height173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight94.00 kg (207.23 lb)
Country South Korea
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • Snatch: 185 kg (2012, JAR)
  • Clean and jerk: 210 kg (2012)
  • Total: 395 kg (2012)