Lee Jin-taek

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Lee Jin-taek
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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]


Representing Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
1990 Asian Junior Championships Beijing, China1st2.20 m
1991 Asian Championships Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1st2.22 m
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain19th (q) 2.20 m
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada17th (q) 2.20 m
East Asian Games Shanghai, China2nd2.26 m
Universiade Buffalo, United States5th 2.24 m
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany20th (q) 2.20 m
Asian Championships Manila, Philippines1st2.24 m
1994 Asian Games Hiroshima, Japan2nd2.24 m
1995 Asian Championships Djakarta, Indonesia1st2.26 m
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden20th (q) 2.24 m
Universiade Fukuoka, Japan4th 2.27 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States8th 2.29 m
1997 East Asian Games Busan, South Korea1st2.28 m
World Indoor Championships Paris, France30th (q) 2.10 m
World Championships Athens, Greece8th 2.29 m
Universiade Catania, Italy1st 2.32 m
1998 Asian Championships Fukuoka, Japan2nd2.27 m
Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand1st 2.27 m
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain3rd 2.28 m
World Championships Seville, Spain6th 2.29 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia21st (q) 2.20 m
2001 East Asian Games Osaka, Japan1st2.23 m
2002 Asian Games Busan, South Korea1st 2.23 m

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  1. South Korean athletics records Archived 2007-08-19 at the Wayback Machine