Jongoh JIN

Republic of Korea (KOR) nation flag

Gender
Male
Birthday
24.09.1979
Age
40 years 2 months 16 days
Residence
Gyeonggido, KOR
Height
175 cm
Weight
78 kg
Profession
Athlete

Club
KT
Start of competing
1995
Practising shooter since
1995
Personal Coach
Lee Sang Hak
National Coach
Park, Byung Taek
Handedness
right
Master Eye
right
Place of birth
Gangwon, KOR
Hometown
Gangwon, KOR
Marital status
single
Events
AP60, FP, APMIX
Higher education
University
Hobbies
Fishing, scuba diving
Languages
Korean

Current World Rank
5

Latest news about this athlete

Jin Jongoh defends his title in Changwon: he’s the World Champion again!

The four-time Olympic gold medalist won the 10m Air Pistol Men title on his home turf, coming back from 7th place and besting Russian Federation’s Artem Chernousov at the shoot-off. The Republic of Korea also took bronze with Lee Daemyung.

06.09.2018

50m Pistol Olympic Champ Jin sets record in Munich

With 230.5 points, he set a new world record, winning the men’s 50m Pistol final in Munich ahead of Portugal Joao Costa and Serbia’s Dimitrije Grgic.

20.05.2017

Jin Jongoh (KOR) makes history winning his 3rd 50m Pistol Olympic Gold back to back

Nobody had ever won three Olympic gold medals back to back in the history of the sport. And nobody has ever won four individual shooting sport gold medals as he did. But there’s more to come, he says.

10.08.2016

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3-time Olympic Champ Jin wins the men’s 50m Pistol final with 4.5 points of advantage

Jon Jongoh secured his first world cup gold of the season at the last stage in Baku, today, leaving his opponents far behind him, while he’s looking forward to Rio

24.06.2016

Ukraine’s Oleh Omelchuk beats Olympic Champion Jin with last series-overtaking

Oleh Omelchuk pocketed his sixth World Cup medal in the 50m Pistol Men event, besting two-time Olympic champion Jin Jongoh of South Korea, who led the match for the first eighteen shots. China’s Wang Zhiwei finished 3rd and collected the Bronze medal.

19.04.2016

Olympic Champion Jin claims second world cup gold back to back at Fort Benning's last event

The Korean athlete finished first at the 10m Air Pistol Men final, claiming his second consecutive world cup gold medal of the season.

18.05.2015

Pistol Olympic Champion Jin triumphs on his home turf, claiming Gold with a new Final World Record

Republic of Korea's five-time Olympic medallist and reigning World Champion Jin Jongoh won today's 10m Air Pistol Men final at the ISSF World Cup in Changwon with a record final-score of 206.0 points.

12.04.2015

Jin Jongoh wins again: the best pistol shooter of the world set aims on the Asian Games

He did it at the London Olympics, he did it again at the ISSF World Championship in Granada: Jin Jongoh won the 10m Air Pistol Men final just two days after leading the 50m Pistol Men event. And he's now looking forward to the Asian Games to be held on his home turf in one week.

11.09.2014

Jin (KOR) shuttered a 34-year old record to win the 50m Pistol World title in Granada

The three-time Olympic champion Jin Jongoh of the Republic of Korea, set a new 50m Pistol Men world record and then won the final match, pocketing a quota place for Rio 2016

09.09.2014

Jin Jongoh claimed 10m Air Pistol Gold at the last shot "And now the World Championship"

The five-time Olympic medallist from Korea won the match beating Turkey's Dikec at the last shot, securing Gold two months before the world championship. “I am not ready yet, but I am confident that I will be in shape by September. I want a quota place!”

04.07.2014

Like at the Games: Korea's Jin wins both the Pistol finals in Granada

Jin Jongoh won today's 10m Air Pistol Men final, pocketing his second Gold at the 2013 ISSF World Cup in Granada. Andrea Amore of Italy placed in second, while Japan's pistol master Matsuda secured the Bronze.

10.07.2013

Jin wins 50m Pistol final with 10.9 points lead: “I am crazy about shooting”

The 2012 Olympic Champion of Korea pocketed his first Gold since London at the ISSF Wolrd Cup in Granada, almost 11 points ahead of his opponents. No fear for the new rules, great skills, and a bit of “craziness” were the ingredient of his exceptional victory.

07.07.2013

Olympic Pistol Champ Jin came back, placing Zlatic in second

The Korean Olympic multi-medallist Jin came back atop of an ISSF podium, putting Serbia's Zlatic in second.

28.05.2013

Achievements

Medals

Gold
28
Silver
10
Bronze
11

50m Pistol Men (FP)

Olympic Games

Medals: 4

Gold3
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 567, Final: 193.7
2016
London
Score: 562, Final: 100
2012
Beijing
Score: 563, Final: 97.4
2008
Silver1
Athens
Score: 567, Final: 94.5
2004

World Championships

Medals: 1Rank 8 and better: 2Participations: 4

Gold1
Granada
Score: 583, Final: 192.3
2014
Place 61
Zagreb
Score: 562, Final: 95
2006
Place 241
Munich
Score: 556
2010
Place 521
Lahti
Score: 540
2002

World Cup Final

Medals: 3Rank 8 and better: 6Participations: 7

Gold2
Wuxi
Score: 575, Final: 96.8
2009
Bangkok
Score: 570, Final: 97.2
2008
Bronze1
Munich
Score: 563, Final: 169.5
2013
Place 51
Wroclaw
Score: 562, Final: 93.7
2011
Place 61
Munich
Score: 565, Final: 113.0
2015
Place 71
Bangkok
Score: 556, Final: 101.3
2004
Place 101
Munich
Score: 553
2010

World Cup

Medals: 14Rank 8 and better: 18Participations: 28

Gold7
Munich
Score: 561, Final: 230.5
2017
Baku
Score: 565, Final: 192.4
2016
Granada
Score: 570, Final: 200.7
2013
Munich
Score: 562, Final: 97.4
2012
Fort Benning
Score: 573, Final: 97
2011
Changwon
Score: 575, Final: 99.6
2009
Guangzhou
Score: 569, Final: 93.6
2006
Silver5
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 570, Final: 189.4
2016
Fort Benning
Score: 569, Final: 191.9
2015
Beijing
Score: 559, Final: 193.0
2014
Sydney
Score: 566, Final: 95.9
2010
Milan
Score: 567, Final: 98.2
2004
Bronze2
Munich
Score: 561, Final: 170.4
2016
Changwon
Score: 563, Final: 90.4
2003
Place 42
London
Score: 562, Final: 98.2
2012
Milan
Score: 561, Final: 96.8
2006
Place 82
Changwon
Score: 567, Final: 73.2
2015
Munich
Score: 562, Final: 73.9
2013
Place 103
Milan
Score: 561
2005
Munich
Score: 559
2005
Fort Benning, GA
Score: 562
2005
Place 142
Changwon
Score: 555
2005
Zagreb
Score: 557
2003
Place 181
Munich
Score: 554
2003
Place 261
Athens
Score: 551
2004
Place 331
Munich
Score: 551
2009
Place 421
Beijing
Score: 550
2008
Place 511
Munich
Score: 545
2006

Asian Championships

Medals: 2Participations: 3

Gold1
Doha
Score: 573, Final: 95
2012
Silver1
Kuwait
Score: 562, Final: 94.8
2007
Place 91
Kuala Lumpur
Score: 555
2004

Asian Games

Medals: 1Rank 8 and better: 3Participations: 4

Silver1
Guangzhou
Score: 566, Final: 93.5
2010
Place 61
Doha
Score: 563, Final: 93.6
2006
Place 71
Incheon
Score: 568, Final: 92.1
2014
Place 141
BUSAN
Score: 554
2002

10m Air Pistol Men (AP60)

Olympic Games

Medals: 2Rank 8 and better: 4

Gold1
London
Score: 588, Final: 100.2
2012
Silver1
Beijing
Score: 584, Final: 100.5
2008
Place 52
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 584, Final: 139.8
2016
Athens
Score: 582, Final: 100.9
2004

World Championships

Medals: 3Participations: 5

Gold2
Changwon
Score: 582, Final: 241.5
2018
Granada
Score: 584, Final: 200.3
2014
Bronze1
Munich
Score: 587, Final: 102.1
2010
Place 91
Lahti
Score: 581
2002
Place 631
Zagreb
Score: 572
2006

World Cup Final

Medals: 1Rank 8 and better: 6

Gold1
Wuxi
Score: 591, Final: 100
2009
Place 41
Munich
Score: 586, Final: 161.7
2013
Place 52
Munich
Score: 584, Final: 98.2
2010
Bangkok
Score: 581, Final: 102
2008
Place 61
Munich
Score: 587, Final: 94.2
2005
Place 71
Munich
Score: 582, Final: 97.9
2015

World Cup

Medals: 13Rank 8 and better: 19Participations: 29

Gold9
Fort Benning
Score: 584, Final: 202.0
2015
Changwon
Score: 585, Final: 206.0
2015
Beijing
Score: 588, Final: 200.6
2014
Granada
Score: 582, Final: 201.8
2013
Munich
Score: 587, Final: 202.2
2013
Munich
Score: 590, Final: 101.1
2012
Sydney
Score: 583, Final: 99.4
2010
Munich
Score: 586, Final: 103.4
2009
Guangzhou
Score: 587, Final: 98.8
2006
Silver1
Changwon
Score: 594, Final: 95.7
2009
Bronze3
Munich
Score: 585, Final: 218.4
2017
Baku
Score: 586, Final: 178.8
2016
Milan
Score: 582, Final: 99.8
2005
Place 41
Munich
Score: 582, Final: 102.1
2003
Place 53
Munich
Score: 587, Final: 97.2
2005
Milan
Score: 582, Final: 102.2
2004
Zagreb
Score: 586, Final: 97.7
2003
Place 71
Munich
Score: 584, Final: 97.3
2016
Place 81
Munich
Score: 581, Final: 116.3
2018
Place 93
London
Score: 583
2012
Milan
Score: 581
2006
Fort Benning, GA
Score: 581
2005
Place 121
Rio de Janeiro
Score: 579
2016
Place 131
Changwon
Score: 580
2005
Place 151
Athens
Score: 579
2004
Place 171
Beijing
Score: 581
2008
Place 221
Fort Benning
Score: 579
2011
Place 331
Changwon
Score: 571
2003
Place 451
Munich
Score: 575
2006

Asian Championships

Medals: 2Rank 8 and better: 3

Gold1
Doha
Score: 587, Final: 102.6
2012
Bronze1
Kuala Lumpur
Score: 581, Final: 98.9
2004
Place 51
Kuwait
Score: 577, Final: 98.1
2007

Asian Games

Medals: 3Rank 8 and better: 5

Bronze3
Incheon
Score: 581, Final: 179.3
2014
Doha
Score: 583, Final: 100.4
2006
BUSAN
Score: 584, Final: 100.4
2002
Place 51
Jakarta
Score: 584, Final: 178.4
2018
Place 61
Guangzhou
Score: 581, Final: 97.7
2010

10m Air Pistol Mixed Team (APMIX)

World Championships

Participations: 1

Place 91
Changwon
Score: 769
2018

World Cup

Rank 8 and better: 1

Place 41
Munich
Score: 773, Final: 376.1
2018