|Men's Greco-Roman wrestling|
|Representing South Korea|
|Revised Romanization||Gim Yeong-nam|
Kim was a volleyball player before converting to wrestling in high school. In the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, Kim finished 4th in the welterweight class of Greco-Roman wrestling, losing to 1980 Olympic gold medalist Ștefan Rusu of Romania in the bronze medal match.
Kim retired from wrestling after the 1988 Olympics, and participated in the 1996 Summer Olympics as an assistant coach of the South Korean national wrestling team. He has resided in Kazakhstan since 1997, running his own construction company.
- "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – Wrestling" Archived 2008-05-31 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 7, 2008)
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