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JIN, Jongoh - KOR nation flag  

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Year of birth1979Start of competing1995
Place of birthGangwon, KORPractising shooter since1995
HometownGangwon, KORPersonal CoachLee Sang Hak
ResidenceGyeonggido, KORNational CoachPark, Byung Taek
Height (cm)175Handednessright
Weight (kg)78Master Eyeright
Marital statussingleEventsAP60, FP, APMIX
Children Other sport activities 
Higher educationUniversityComments
HobbiesFishing, scuba diving  

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.


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.


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.


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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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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!”


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.


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.


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.



RkCs City YearEventCatCompFinalTotalRecord
1OG LONDON 2012FP562100662
1OG LONDON 2012AP60588100.2688.2
1OG BEIJING 2008FP56397.4660.4
2OG BEIJING 2008AP60584100.5684.5
2OG ATHENS 2004FP56794.5661.5
5OG RIO DE JANEIRO 2016AP60584139.8
5OG ATHENS 2004AP60582100.9682.9
1WCH CHANGWON 2018AP60582241.5
1WCH GRANADA 2014AP60584200.3
1WCH GRANADA 2014FP583192.3WR
3WCH MUNICH 2010AP60587102.1689.1
6WCH ZAGREB 2006FP56295657
9WCH LAHTI 2002AP60581581
24WCH MUNICH 2010FP556556
52WCH LAHTI 2002FP540540
63WCH ZAGREB 2006AP60572572
1WCF WUXI 2009FP57596.8671.8
1WCF WUXI 2009AP60591100691
1WCF BANGKOK 2008FP57097.2667.2
3WCF MUNICH 2013FP563169.5
4WCF MUNICH 2013AP60586161.7
5WCF WROCLAW 2011FP56293.7655.7
5WCF MUNICH 2010AP6058498.2682.2
5WCF BANGKOK 2008AP60581102683
6WCF MUNICH 2015FP565113.0
6WCF MUNICH 2005AP6058794.2681.2
7WCF MUNICH 2015AP6058297.9
7WCF BANGKOK 2004FP556101.3657.3
10WCF MUNICH 2010FP553553
1WC MUNICH 2017FP561230.5WR
1WC BAKU 2016FP565192.4
1WC FORT BENNING 2015AP60584202.0
1WC CHANGWON 2015AP60585206.0FWR
1WC BEIJING 2014AP60588200.6
1WC GRANADA 2013AP60582201.8
1WC GRANADA 2013FP570200.7FWR
1WC MUNICH 2013AP60587202.2FWR
1WC MUNICH 2012AP60590101.1691.1
1WC MUNICH 2012FP56297.4659.4
1WC FORT BENNING 2011FP57397670
1WC SYDNEY 2010AP6058399.4682.4
1WC MUNICH 2009AP60586103.4689.4
1WC CHANGWON 2009FP57599.6674.6
1WC GUANGZHOU 2006AP6058798.8685.8
1WC GUANGZHOU 2006FP56993.6662.6
2WC RIO DE JANEIRO 2016FP570189.4
2WC FORT BENNING 2015FP569191.9
2WC BEIJING 2014FP559193.0
2WC SYDNEY 2010FP56695.9661.9
2WC CHANGWON 2009AP6059495.7689.7WR
2WC MILAN 2004FP56798.2665.2
3WC MUNICH 2017AP60585218.4
3WC BAKU 2016AP60586178.8
3WC MUNICH 2016FP561170.4
3WC MILAN 2005AP6058299.8681.8
3WC CHANGWON 2003FP56390.4653.4
4WC MUNICH 2018APMIX773376.1
4WC LONDON 2012FP56298.2660.2
4WC MILAN 2006FP56196.8657.8
4WC MUNICH 2003AP60582102.1684.1
5WC MUNICH 2005AP6058797.2684.2
5WC MILAN 2004AP60582102.2684.2
5WC ZAGREB 2003AP6058697.7683.7
7WC MUNICH 2016AP6058497.3
8WC MUNICH 2018AP60581116.3
8WC CHANGWON 2015FP56773.2
8WC MUNICH 2013FP56273.9
9WC LONDON 2012AP60583583
9WC MILAN 2006AP60581581
9WC FORT BENNING, GA 2005AP60581581
10WC MILAN 2005FP561561
10WC MUNICH 2005FP559559
10WC FORT BENNING, GA 2005FP562562
13WC CHANGWON 2005AP60580580
14WC CHANGWON 2005FP555555
14WC ZAGREB 2003FP557557
15WC ATHENS 2004AP60579579
17WC BEIJING 2008AP60581581
18WC MUNICH 2003FP554554
22WC FORT BENNING 2011AP60579579
26WC ATHENS 2004FP551551
33WC MUNICH 2009FP551551
33WC CHANGWON 2003AP60571571
42WC BEIJING 2008FP550550
45WC MUNICH 2006AP60575575
51WC MUNICH 2006FP545545
1ASC DOHA 2012AP60587102.6689.6
1ASC DOHA 2012FP57395668
2ASC KUWAIT 2007FP56294.8656.8
3ASC KUALA LUMPUR 2004AP6058198.9679.9
5ASC KUWAIT 2007AP6057798.1675.1
2ASG GUANGZHOU 2010FP56693.5659.5
3ASG INCHEON 2014AP60581179.3
3ASG DOHA 2006AP60583100.4683.4
3ASG BUSAN 2002AP60584100.4684.4
5ASG JAKARTA 2018AP60584178.4
6ASG GUANGZHOU 2010AP6058197.7678.7
6ASG DOHA 2006FP56393.6656.6
7ASG INCHEON 2014FP56892.1
14ASG BUSAN 2002FP554554