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Young-Nam KIM
Sport Diving, Swimming
NOC Korea   
GenderMen
Born29 Jan 1996 in Seoul, KOR
Height1.65 m
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at about age 11.
Why this sport?
His primary school teacher suggested he try the sport.
Club / Team
Korea Sports Promotion Foundation : Korea
Name of coach
Kwon Kyung-Min [national], KOR; Hong Myung-Hee [national], KOR; Cho Woo-Young [personal], KOR
International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Korea
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal in the 1m springboard at the 2017 World University Games in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 22 Oct 2017)
Most influential person in career
Korean diver Woo Ha-Ram. (munhwa.com, 29 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"No hurry, no pause." (Facebook profile, 05 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
He received the Best Athlete Award in diving at the 25th National Sports Festival Awards Ceremony in the Republic of Korea. (kyeongin.com, 13 Nov 2013)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2019 World Championships, and to win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 22 Oct 2017; sports.news.naver.com, 29 Jun 2018)

 Competition Highlights
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
Preliminary Round 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard 388.70
Preliminary Round 2017 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform 361.10
12 2017 Budapest, HUN 1m Springboard 347.10
8 2017 Budapest, HUN 3m Springboard Synchro 396.90
7 2017 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform Synchro 391.17
Semifinal 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform 389.05
20 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard 416.85 
22 2015 Kazan, RUS 1m Springboard 317.20 
7 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 421.80
Preliminary round 2015 Kazan, RUS 3m Springboard Synchro 368.88
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP 3m Springboard 373.20
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10m Platform 297.15
Preliminary round 2013 Barcelona, ESP 1m Springboard 276.95
10 2013 Barcelona, ESP 3m Springboard Synchro 377.34
8 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 386.22
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2017 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 3m Springboard 441.50
1 2017 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 10m Platform Synchro 432.60
1 2017 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 3m Springboard Synchro 427.65
2 2017 Kuala Lumpur, MAS 10m Platform Synchro 295.80
1 2017 Singapore, SGP 3m Springboard 474.70
7 2017 Singapore, SGP 10m Platform 347.25
1 2017 Singapore, SGP 10m Platform Synchro 381.27
1 2017 Singapore, SGP 3m Springboard Synchro 438.18
1 2017 Singapore, SGP 10m Platform Synchro 290.10
3 2014 Gatineau, QC, CAN 3m Springboard Synchro 365.31
3 2014 Gatineau, QC, CAN 10m Platform Synchro 378.42
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
12 2002 Busan, KOR 100m Butterfly 57.38
Asian Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2018 Jakarta, INA 1m Springboard 352.45
4 2018 Jakarta, INA 10m Platform 461.75
8 2018 Jakarta, INA 3m Springboard 406.20
2 2018 Jakarta, INA 3m Springboard Synchro 412.74
2 2018 Jakarta, INA 10m Platform Synchro 406.05
7 2014 Incheon, KOR 1m Springboard 319.35
4 2014 Incheon, KOR 3m Springboard 439.60
4 2014 Incheon, KOR 10m Platform 453.15
3 2014 Incheon, KOR 3m Springboard Synchro 399.09
2 2014 Incheon, KOR 10m Platform Synchro 403.50
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
5 2018 Beijing, CHN 3m Springboard Synchro 362.91
4 2018 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 393.63
4 2018 Fuji, JPN 3m Springboard Synchro 380.37
5 2016 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 404.04
6 2016 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform Synchro 407.10
7 2016 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 396.42
5 2016 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform Synchro 416.40