Kim Joong-soo
Revised RomanizationGim Jung-su
McCune–ReischauerKim Chung-su

Kim Joong-soo (born April 17, 1960[1]) is a former badminton player and coach from South Korea.

Kim was a member of the Korean men's team that won gold at the 1986 Asian Games.

In 1991, Kim married two-time World Champion Chung Myung-hee.[2]

Kim is better known as a coach. After several years coaching the national team in the 1990s, he became the head coach of the national team after the Sydney Olympics and held the post until he was replaced by Sung Han-kook in December 2010.[3] He served briefly as the interim head coach after Sung was dismissed in August 2012[4] but in early 2013, Lee Deuk-choon was named as a permanent replacement.


IBF World Grand Prix

The World Badminton Grand Prix sanctioned by International Badminton Federation (IBF) from 1983 to 2006.

Men's doubles

Year Tournament Partner Opponent Score Result
1986 Chinese Taipei Open South Korea Lee Deuk-choon Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
4–15, 5–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up


  1. ^ "Tournament Personnel Data". Badminton Korea Association. Retrieved 3 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Badminton National Team, rest, Wedding March". Naver News Library. Donga Ilbo. 25 January 1991. Retrieved 3 February 2017.
  3. ^ Hearn, Don (17 December 2010). "KOREA – Sung named new Head Coach". Retrieved 3 February 2017.
  4. ^ Hearn, Don (23 August 2012). "Kim Joong Soo back as Korean Head Coach". Retrieved 3 February 2017.