Kim Min-jung (sport shooter) facts for kids
|Born||26 March 1997
Seoul, South Korea
|Event(s)||10 m air pistol (AP40)
25 m pistol (SP)
|Club||KB Kookmin Bank|
|Coached by||Son Sang-won|
Kim Min-jung (Korean: 김민정; born 26 March 1997) is a South Korean sport shooter. She won a bronze medal in the girls' 10 m air pistol shooting at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China, and currently trains as a member of the shooting squad under KB Kookmin Bank.
Kim stepped into the shooting scene, as a 17-year-old, at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China. There, she left the three-way duel with a startling 175.4 to take home the bronze medal in the girls' 10 m air pistol, falling short to Poland's Agata Nowak and Russia's Margarita Lomova by almost a single-point margin.
At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Kim is slated to compete on her first senior South Korean team in the women's 10 m air pistol. Leading up to the Games, she collected a cumulative total of 1,923 points to earn one of the two available slots at the Olympic team trials for airgun in Naju.
Kim won the silver medal in the women's 25 metre pistol event at the 2020 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo, Japan.
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