Kim at the 2017 Summer Universiade
|Born||August 10, 1994|
Phyongchon District, Pyongyang
|Playing style||Right-handed, Classic|
|Club||Amrokkang Sports Club|
|Height||1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||55 kg (121 lb)|
|Revised Romanization||Kim Sung-I|
She won the bronze medal for North Korea at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
In 2012 in Helsingborg she won the Women's Singles title at the Swedish Open.
2016 Rio OlympicsEdit
In the third round, she surprisingly beat Japan's Kasumi Ishikawa, ranked number six in the world., In the quarter finals, she went on to beat Singaporean Yu Mengyu, ranked 13th, with a score of 4-2 before losing to second-ranked Ding Ning in the semifinals with a score of 4-1. However, Kim was not an easy opponent for Ding, who was both stressed and exhausted after the match. In the bronze medal match, she beat Japan's Ai Fukuhara with a score of 4-1 to take the bronze medal of the 2016 Olympics.
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