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Kim Soo-nyung (born April 5, 1971 in Chungcheongbuk-do)[1] is a former member of the South Korean Olympic archery team in 1988, 1992, and 2000.

Kim Soo-nyung
Medal record
Women's archery
Representing  South Korea
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul Individual
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul Team
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Team
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Team
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona Individual
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Individual
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 1990 Beijing Team
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Beijing Individual
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1989 Lausanne Individual
Gold medal – first place 1989 Lausanne Team
Gold medal – first place 1991 Krakow Individual
Gold medal – first place 1991 Krakow Team
Kim Soo-nyung
Hangul
김수녕
Hanja
金秀寧
Revised RomanizationGim Su-nyeong
McCune–ReischauerKim Su-nyǒng

She has earned a total of four gold medals at the Olympics, one for the individual event in 1988 and three for the team event in 1988, 1992 and 2000. She won a further silver medal in 1992 and a bronze in 2000, both for the individual events. She retired after the 1992 Olympics to marry and raise two children, resuming her training in 1999, in the lead up to the 2000 Summer Olympics.[2]

She competed at the 1986 Asian Games winning a gold medal in the team event and a bronze in the individual.[3] She also won two consecutive individual and team world championships in 1989 and 1991.[2]

In 2011, Kim was declared the Female Archer of the 20th Century by the International Archery Federation (FITA).[4]

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  1. ^ "Kim Su-Nyeong Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Soo-Nyung KIM - Olympic Archery | Republic of Korea". International Olympic Committee. 20 January 2017. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  3. ^ "Olympians Who Won a Medal at the Asian Games". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
  4. ^ "28 June 2011 - Athlete of the Century: KIM Soo-Nyung (KOR)". World Archery. 29 March 2015. Retrieved 28 June 2019.