Kim Moon-soo
Personal information
CountrySouth Korea
Born (1963-12-29) 29 December 1963 (age 58)
HandednessLeft
EventMen's doubles
BWF profile
Kim Moon-soo
Hangul
김문수
Hanja
金文秀
Revised RomanizationGim Mun-su
McCune–ReischauerKim Mun-su

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

Career

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

Achievements

Olympic Games

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1992 Pavelló de la Mar Bella, Barcelona, Spain South Korea Park Joo-bong Indonesia Rudy Gunawan
Indonesia Eddy Hartono
15–11, 15–7
Gold medal.svg
Gold

World Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1985 Olympic Saddledome, Calgary, Canada South Korea Park Joo-bong China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
5–15, 15–7, 15–9
Gold
Gold
1987 Capital Indoor Stadium, Beijing, China South Korea Park Joo-bong Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
16–17, 4–15
Bronze
Bronze
1991 Brøndby Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark South Korea Park Joo-bong Denmark Jon Holst-Christensen
Denmark Thomas Lund
15–4, 15–6
Gold
Gold

World Cup

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1983 Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia South Korea Park Joo-bong Indonesia Christian Hadinata
Indonesia Bobby Ertanto
15–6, 15–11
Gold
Gold
1986 Senayan Sports Complex, Jakarta, Indonesia South Korea Park Joo-bong Indonesia Liem Swie King
Indonesia Bobby Ertanto
11–15, 8–15
Bronze
Bronze
1987 Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia South Korea Park Joo-bong China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
15–6, 6–15, 15–11
Gold
Gold
1989 Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China South Korea Park Joo-bong China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
15–10, 15–11
Gold
Gold
1991 Macau Forum, Macau, China South Korea Park Joo-bong Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
18–15, 11–15, 2–15
Silver
Silver

Mixed doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1989 Guangzhou Gymnasium, Guangzhou, China South Korea Chung So-young South Korea Park Joo-bong
South Korea Chung Myung-hee
5–15, 9–15
Silver
Silver

Asian Games

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1986 Olympic Gymnastics Arena, Seoul, South Korea South Korea Park Joo-bong China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
15–8, 15–10
Gold
Gold
1990 Beijing Gymnasium, Beijing, China South Korea Park Joo-bong China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
8–15, 4–15
Silver
Silver

Asian Championships

Men's doubles

Year Venue Partner Opponent Score Result
1985 Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia South Korea Park Joo-bong Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
15–5, 8–15, 15–2
Gold
Gold
1991 Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia South Korea Park Joo-bong China Chen Kang
China Chen Hongyong
15–12, 15–10
Gold
Gold

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
1984 Swedish Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Sweden Thomas Kihlström
Sweden Stefan Karlsson
15–8, 10–15, 15–8 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1984 Malaysia Open South Korea Lee Deuk-choon Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
15–6, 12–15, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1985 Japan Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Indonesia Christian Hadinata
Indonesia Hadibowo Susanto
17–16, 15–2 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1985 All England Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Denmark Michael Kjeldsen
Denmark Mark Christiansen
7–15, 15–10, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1985 India Open South Korea Park Joo-bong England Steve Baddeley
England Nick Yates
15–3, 15–5 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1986 German Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Denmark Jesper Helledie
Denmark Steen Fladberg
15–8, 15–12 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1986 All England Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
15–2, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1987 French Open South Korea Lee Deuk-choon Indonesia Hadibowo Susanto
Indonesia Rudy Heryanto
15–0, 17–14 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1988 Japan Open South Korea Park Joo-bong China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
15–18, 4–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1989 Malaysia Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
15–12, 10–15, 15–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1989 Thailand Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Cheah Soon Kit
15–11, 15–3 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1990 Japan Open South Korea Park Joo-bong China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
3–15, 17–16, 18–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1990 All England Open South Korea Park Joo-bong China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
17–14, 15–9 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1990 French Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
15–3, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1990 Thailand Open South Korea Park Joo-bong China Chen Kang
China Chen Hongyong
15–7, 15–7 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1990 Malaysia Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
15–4, 13–15, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 All England Open South Korea Park Joo-bong China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
15–12, 7–15, 8–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1991 Japan Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
15–4, retired 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Malaysia Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Malaysia Razif Sidek
Malaysia Jalani Sidek
15–8, 15–11 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Singapore Open South Korea Park Joo-bong China Huang Zhanzhong
China Zheng Yumin
15–2, 15–4 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Indonesia Open South Korea Park Joo-bong Indonesia Rudy Gunawan
Indonesia Eddy Hartono
18–15, 15–13 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner
1991 Denmark Open South Korea Park Joo-bong China Huang Zhanzhong
China Zheng Yumin
10–15, 9–15 2nd place, silver medalist(s) Runner-up
1992 Korea Open South Korea Park Joo-bong China Li Yongbo
China Tian Bingyi
15–10, 15–10 1st place, gold medalist(s) Winner

References

  1. ^ Hearn, Don (13 June 2015). "SPOTLIGHT – Kim Moon Soo on 30 years of doubles excellence". Badzine.net. Retrieved 26 August 2016.