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Jin Jong-oh
Jin Jong-oh South Korea

  • Country: South Korea
  • Sport: Shooting
  • Height: 5'9" / 1.75m
  • Weight: 159 lbs / 72.1 kg
  • Born: 9/24/1979
  • Hometown: Gangwon, South Korea
  • Career Highlights: The owner of three Olympic medals, Jin will try to add to his collection in London. After winning a silver in 2004, the South Korean rallied for his first gold in Beijing in the 50-meter free pistol and finished with a silver in the 10-meter air pistol. Jin won gold medals in both events at this year's Asian championships. He also earned a pair of golds during a World Cup stop in Munich, his seventh and eighth career first-place finishes in that series. Jin earned his only world championship medal in that same city in 2010 by finishing third in the 10-meter pistol. In addition to his Olympics success, Jin is a three-time gold medalist in the World Cup finals and won two of those in 2009. He owns the world record for highest score in a qualifying round at 594, set at a World Cup stop in his home country in 2009.
  • Previous Olympics: 2008,2004
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