Four-time Olympic shooting champion to visit Vietnam

Four-time Olympic shooting champion Jin Jong-oh of the Republic of Korea will come to Vietnam on November 30 to meet with Vietnamese shooters, according to the Vietnam Shooting Federation (VSF).

Four-time Olympic shooting champion Jin Jong-oh (Photo:
Four-time Olympic shooting champion Jin Jong-oh (Photo:
“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 Hoang Xuan Vinh,” said Nguyen Thi 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 the RoK 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.

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