KIM Min
Republic of Korea
KOR
Title
Ms
Lastname
KIM
Firstname
Min
Gender
female
Country
Republic of Korea
Place of birth
SEOUL, KOREA
Year of birth
2002 (17 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Rhythmic Gymnastics
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Occupation
Athlete, Student
Spoken languages
Korean
Club
Changduk Girls High School [KOR] / Say [KOR]
Coach
Lee Kyung-Eun [national], KOR (sportsw.kr, 02 Mar 2018; gymnastics.or.kr, 31 Aug 2018)
Sporting relatives
Her aunt Kim In-Hwa competed in rhythmic gymnastics at international level. She was the first rhythmic gymnast to represent the Republic of Korea at the Olympic Games when she competed at the 1988 Games in Seoul. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 19 Sep 2014; metroseoul.co.kr, 19 Apr 2014)
Start sporting career
She began the sport at age five. (kid.chosun.com, 28 Jun 2013)
Reason for taking up the sport
She was influenced by her aunt Kim In-Hwa who was a rhythmic gymnast. She was coached by Kim. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 19 Sep 2014)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 19 Sep 2014)
Hero / Idol
Belarusian rhythmic gymnast Melita Stanyuta. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 19 Sep 2014)
Most influential person in career
Her aunt Kim In-Hwa. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 19 Sep 2014)
Additional information
General
HOOP GIRL
She rolled a hoop across the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. This performance was linked to the opening ceremony of the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul where a young boy did the same performance across the Olympic Stadium. "I only heard about the hoop boy at the 1988 Games, but it is such an honour for me to perform the same role." (yonhapnews.co.kr, 19 Sep 2014)

Last update : 2018-11-08

World Championships

2018 - 36th FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships SOFIA (BUL)

Group All-Around
Rank Final
31
Score Final
28.625 
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Group 5x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
31
Score Qualif.
13.850
Group 3x+2x
Rank Final
-
Score Final
-
Rank Qualif.
28
Score Qualif.
14.775

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