SHIM Jungsub

21 Feb 1991

Events and Medals

Discipline Event Rank Medal
ATH Athletics Men's Marathon 7


Start Time Location Event Status
Smart New World Qiantang River Green Belt

Biographical Information


Asian Games
10Men's Marathon2014Incheon, KOR2:23:11
Olympic Games
49Men's Marathon2020Tokyo, JPN2:20:36
137Men's Marathon2016Rio de Janeiro, BRA2:42:42
Gold Label Road Races
7Men's Marathon2019Seoul, KOR2:12:57
Football. (Story of Athletics Magazine, 29 May 2021)
Wife Song Hee
Korea Electric Power Corporation [Republic of Korea]
Kim Jae-Ryong [club], KOR
His training was disrupted ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games after he was troubled by Achilles tendinitis during a training camp in Japan one month before the Games. (Story of Athletics Magazine, 29 May 2021; mk, 26 Aug 2020; donga, 24 Jan 2020)
He took up the sport in 2010 at Jeonbuk Physical Education High School in the Republic of Korea. (Story of Athletics Magazine, 29 May 2021; view, 17 Mar 2014)
He got involved in middle-distance running following encouragement from his physical education teacher, who had previously competed in athletics. He was persuaded to focus on long-distance events and marathon by another coach, who felt Shim had guts as well as speed. (KSOC Naver blog, 06 Aug 2021; Story of Athletics Magazine, 29 May 2021)
To win a medal at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China. (munhwa, 06 Apr 2021)
His father. (jeollailbo, 11 Oct 2010)
"For me, marathon is the only hope." (hankookilbo, 23 Nov 2015)
In 2015 he was named Most Valuable Player [MVP] of the Korean Peninsula Marathon Tournament in the Republic of Korea. (hankookilbo, 23 Nov 2015)
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