Athlete Profile: Jin-woo Hong
|Date of Birth:||1985-07-30|
|Highlights:||2011 Asia-Oceania Championships Individual 1st
2011 Asia-Oceania Championships Team 1st
2006 Junior World Championships Relay 3rd
|Best Total Points Performance||5860, Asia - OCEANIA Championships (2011-05-19)||5590|
|Best 25m Swim Performance||2:00.59, 1356 Points UIPM World Cup #3 (2012-04-12)||02:01:20|
|Best 50m Swim Performance||2:01.27, 1348 Points UIPM World Cup #4 (2013-05-08)||02:05:56|
|Best Riding Points||1200, Asia - OCEANIA Championships (2011-05-19)||1030|
|Best Combined Performance||10:10.20, 2560 Points UIPM World Cup #2 (2012-03-15)||11:04:19|
Senior Pentathlon World Ranking
|Date||Rank||Points||Event One||Event Two||Event Three|
Senior World Championships
UIPM World Cup #4
|Aug 2013||13th||Senior World Championships, Kaoshiung, Chinese Taipei||Senior||Qualification C||17|
|May 2013||34th||UIPM World Cup #4, Budapest, Hungary||Senior||Final||14|
|May 2012||8th||UIPM World Cup Final, Chengdu, China||Senior||Final||56|
|May 2012||18th||UIPM Senior World Championships, Rome, Italy||Senior||Final||38|
|May 2012||3rd||UIPM Senior World Championships, Rome, Italy||Senior||Team|
|Apr 2012||35th||UIPM World Cup #3, Szazhalombatta, Hungary||Senior||Final||13|
|Mar 2012||9th||UIPM World Cup #2, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||Senior||Final||39|
|Mar 2012||26th||UIPM World Cup #1, Charlotte NC, United States of America||Senior||Final||22|
|Oct 2011||13th||Champion of Champions, Catania, Italy||Senior||Final||3|
|Sep 2011||9th||UIPM Senior World Championships, Moscow, Russia||Senior||Final||54|
|Sep 2011||4th||UIPM Senior World Championships, Moscow, Russia||Senior||Team|
|May 2011||32nd||UIPM World Cup #4, Chengdu, China||Senior||Final||16|
|May 2011||1st||Asia - OCEANIA Championships, Chengdu, China||Senior||Final||40|
|Apr 2011||26th||UIPM World Cup #2, Sassari, Italy||Senior||Final||22|
|Jul 2008||25th||CISM MP Championships, Riga, Latvia||Senior||Final||23|
|Aug 2006||24th||Junior World Championships, Shanghai, China||Junior||Final||24|
|Jul 2005||19th||Junior World championships, Moscow, Russia||Junior||Final|
|May 2005||24th||WORLD CUP 3, Budapest, Hungary||Senior||Qualification C|
News65th UIPM Congress looks to the future
Nov 29th Nov, 13
The 65th Annual UIPM Modern Pentathlon Congress, which took place in Limassol, Cyprus, this weekend, saw delegates from almost 50 countries present as the nations planned towards the Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The Executive Board also got together in the two days prior to the Congress.
Lithuania do the double as Kinderis takes Men’s World title
Aug 24th Aug, 13
It was a day to remember for the Baltic nation of Lithuania as Justinas Kinderis took the Men’s World Championships gold after a confident combined event. The World No.4 had earlier scored a perfect ride after having placed third in the fence and 16th in the pool.
Lesun in pole for Men Worlds Final combined
Aug 24th Aug, 13
After a score of in the penultimate event of the day on the horse, Russian defending champion Aleksander Lesun move top of the leaderboard with just the run/shoot to go in the Men’s World Championships Final.
Sandoval, Schrimsher and Patte win Men’s Qualification Groups
Aug 22nd Aug, 13
36 Men moved into the Saturday’s Modern Pentathlon Final after 3 tough Qualification Groups were decided today. With the fence having been moved a day forward due to terrible weather conditions caused by Typhoon Trami, today saw the swim and combined events take place with some surprising results showing just how strong the competition is amongst the men.
Men’s 2013 World Championships preview
Aug 20th Aug, 13
It has been an enthralling Modern Pentathlon season so far amongst the men, with some brilliant competition making for some unpredictable results in 2013. Now the action is sure to be cranked up another notch as the UIPM World Championships Men’s Qualification stages get underway on Thursday 22 August in Chinese Taipei’s second largest city. The Fengshan Stadium in Kaohsiung will host 85 of the very best pentathletes from around the globe with some scintillating action guaranteed as they seek to write their name in the history books by becoming World Champion this Saturday.
Woongtae Jun sets new fastest single heat shoot World Record
Aug 11th Aug, 13
In the 3-Team Member Men’s Relay at the Youth A World Championships in Wuhan China today, Korea’s Woongtae Jun set a new World Record with the fastest ever single heat shoot with a laser pistol in a Modern Pentathlon competition. The 18-year-old hit his target five times in the space of just 7.22 seconds before going on to claim the gold medal with his team.
China & Korea win Men and Women’s Youth World Team Relays
Aug 11th Aug, 13
China capped a wonderful day of dominance at the Wuhan Sport Centre by winning the Women’s Youth A World Championships Women’s 3-Team Member Relay whilst Korea took gold in the Men’s event with a new World Record being set by Donggi Lee.
Youth A World Team Relay standings before combined
Aug 11th Aug, 13
After two events in the 3-Member Team Relay draws at the Youth A World Championships in Wuhan, Korea lead in the Men after winning the fence with 37 two-touch victories on the pistes and coming fourth in the swim to total 2160 points before the combined. The Chinese women are top of the charts with one event to go after winning both the swim and fence.