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Kim Moon-soo
South Korean badminton player

Kim Moon-soo

Kim Moon-soo
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Intro South Korean badminton player
A.K.A. Kim Mun-Su, Moon Soo Kim, Kim Moon Soo, Kim Moon-Soo
Is Athlete Badminton player
From South Korea
Field Sports
Gender male
Birth 29 December 1963, Busan, South Korea
Age 58 years
Star sign Capricorn
Family
Spouse: Yoo Sang-hee
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Kim Moon-Soo (born December 29, 1963) is a former badminton player from South Korea.

He has won 2 titles in the World Badminton Championships in men's doubles. He also won a gold medal at the Summer Olympics and 3 All England Open Badminton Championships in men's doubles. All of these were gained with fellow countryman Park Joo-bong, his regular partner during most his badminton career. In 1988, Kim married fellow 1985 World Champion Yoo Sang Hee after Yoo retired from international badminton. Kim himself retired in 1993, after contributing to Korea's Sudirman Cup victory.

Kim was inducted into the Badminton Hall of Fame in 2002.

Career

1992 Summer Olympics

Kim competed for Korea in badminton at the 1992 Summer Olympics in men's doubles with partner Park Joo-bong. They won the gold medal defeating Eddy Hartono and Rudy Gunawan from Indonesia 15-11, 15-7.

Major achievements

Rank Event Date Venue
World Championships
1 Men's doubles 1985 Calgary, CAN
1 Men's doubles 1991 Copenhagen, DEN
3 Men's doubles 1987 Beijing, CHN
Asian Games
1 Men's doubles 1986
Asian Championships
1 Men's doubles 1991 Kuala Lumpur, MAS
World Grand Prix
1 Men's doubles 1985, 1986, 1990 All England Open
1 Men's doubles 1991, 1992 Korea Open
1 Men's doubles 1991 Indonesia Open
1 Men's doubles 1991 Singapore Open
1 Men's doubles 1984, 1989, 1990, 1991 Malaysia Open
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