Four-time Olympic champion Jin Jong-oh to come to VN

Update: November, 24/2018 - 09:00
Four-time Olympic shooting champion Jin Jong-oh. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Four-time Olympic shooting champion Jin Jong-oh of South Korea will come to Việt Nam on November 30 to meet with Vietnamese shooters, according to the Việt Nam Shooting Federation (VSF).

 “Jin is a great shooter of the world with four gold medals at the Olympic Games. I followed Jin train and compete in many years. He inspired me as well as Vietnamese Olympic champion Hoàng Xuân Vinh,” said Nguyễn Thị Nhung, general secretary of the VSF and head coach of the national shooting team.

“An exchange with Jin will help Vietnamese shooters have more motivation to practice,” Nhung added.

Jin, 39, is the best shooter in South Korean history. He won Olympic gold medals in 2008, 2012 and 2016. In the Olympic Games 2012, he won two golds in the men’s 50m pistol and 10m air pistol.

Besides, Jin also brought home two silver medals from Olympic Games, three gold medals in world championships and many gold medals in other international events. — VNS