Lee Jin-Taek
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Lee Jin-Taek
Lee Jin-taek
Personal information
Born13 April 1972

Lee Jin-Taek (born 13 April 1972) is a retired South Korean high jumper.


His personal best jump is 2.34 metres, achieved in June 1997 in Seoul. This is the current South Korean record.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  South Korea
1990 Asian Junior Championships Beijing, China 1st 2.20 m
1991 Asian Championships Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1st 2.22 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 19th (q) 2.20 m
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 17th (q) 2.20 m
East Asian Games Shanghai, China 2nd 2.26 m
Universiade Buffalo, United States 5th 2.24 m
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 20th (q) 2.20 m
Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 1st 2.24 m
1994 Asian Games Hiroshima, Japan 2nd 2.24 m
1995 Asian Championships Djakarta, Indonesia 1st 2.26 m
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 20th (q) 2.24 m
Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 4th 2.27 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 8th 2.29 m
1997 East Asian Games Busan, South Korea 1st 2.28 m
World Indoor Championships Paris, France 30th (q) 2.10 m
World Championships Athens, Greece 8th 2.29 m
Universiade Catania, Italy 1st 2.32 m
1998 Asian Championships Fukuoka, Japan 2nd 2.27 m
Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand 1st 2.27 m
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 3rd 2.28 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 6th 2.29 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 21st (q) 2.20 m
2001 East Asian Games Osaka, Japan 1st 2.23 m
2002 Asian Games Busan, South Korea 1st 2.23 m


  • Lee Jin-taek at IAAF
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Lee Jin-taek". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.

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