Jun Jung-lin

Jun Jung-lin (전정린) is a popular South Korean bobsledder who is mostly known for competing at the 2014 and 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Quick Facts

Real Name Jun Jung-lin
Hangul 전정린
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Age 34 years old
Date of Birth January 27, 1989
Birth Place South Korea
Zodiac sign ♎ Aquarius
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Profession Bobsledder Player
Education Haedong Hign School
Yonsei University
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Instagram @junjunglin
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Jun Jung-lin Bio, Age, Parents, and Education

Jun Jung-lin a professional bobsledder was born in Busan, Yeongnam, South Korea on January 27, 1989. As of 2023, Jung-lin’s age is 34 years old.

Likewise, he belongs to Korean citizenship and is of East Asian ethnic group. According to his date of birth, his sign is Aquarius.

In Hangul Jun Jung-lin’s name is written as 전정린 and also his family name is Jun.

Additionally, Jung-lin has not revealed any information about his parents or siblings publicly.

Jun Jung-lin attended high school at Haedong Hign School a Boys’ high school in Busan, South Korea in 2007.

Regarding his university education, he joined Yonsei University in 2011 in Seoul, Korea

Jun Jung-lin Social Media

Jun Jung-lin is currently active on his social media account Facebook as @junjunglin and posts there. He is also currently active on the Instagram account under the username @junjunglin and has 1,617 followers as of 2023. As for other social media accounts, we will update them as soon as possible.

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Jun Jung-lin Girlfriend & Dating

There is no information on Jun Jung-lin’s personal life available on the Internet. It is unknown whether Jung-linn is dating anyone or he may be single at the moment. Moving on, he hasn’t revealed much about his dating life or even his married life.

Jun Jung-lin Bobsledder Career

Jun Jung-lin was at Yonsei University in 2011 when Yonsei alumnus and bobsled pilot Kim Dong-hyun suggested him for bobsleigh as a junior and he fell in love with it. In May 2012 Jung-lin and his team participated in a national team for South Korea and they got selected for the national team.

After the selection of the national team, they trained for five months and made a World Cup debut at Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Bobsled Run in the United States in Lake Placid, New York. with Won Yun-jong. They finished their first World Cup of bobsleigh as 21st out of 27 teams in a two-man event and they got 22nd in 24 team four-man event. Jun Jung-lin was playing as a breakman.

After World Cup Jun Jung-lin teamed up with Kim Dong-hyun a South Korean bobsledder pilot and won his first gold medal internationally at the 2013 North American Cup. Although both of them got a spot on the 2013–14 World Cup tour they failed to make an impact and finished 32nd overall standing.

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Jun Jung-lin in Alpensia Sliding Center with his friends

Jun Jung-lin Olympics Career

Jung-lin also competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics, officially called the XXII Olympic Winter Games held in Sochi, Russia for South Korea. He teamed up with pilot Kim Dong-hyun in a two-man event and finished 23rd. He also finished 18th in a four-man event teaming up with Won Yun-jong, Seo Young-woo, and Suk Young-jin.

After the 2014 Winter Olympics Jun Jung-lin and Kim Dong-hyun flourished because of British coach Malcolm “Gomer” Lloyd who vastly improved the South Korean team through his customized training methods. After their custom training, they finished 16th place in the 2015–16 Bobsleigh World Cup was a multi-race tournament held in Altenberg, Germany. They also had back-to-back top-10 finishes on Whistler and Lake Placid in the 2016–17 World Cup season. But gradually their performance got worse in the second half of the 2016–17 season when Jun Jung-lin and Kim Dong-hyun started using the domestic sled manufactured by the Hyundai Motor Company.

Following the sudden death of coach Malcolm “Gomer” Lloyd from cancer on January 3, 2016, the South Korean national team hired a lot of bobsled experts but failed to fill the leadership left by Malcolm “Gomer” Lloyd.

After the sudden death of their coach Jun Jung-lin and Kim Dong-hyun missed the two-man event at the 2017–18 World Cup season held in Lake Placid, USA, and fully focused on the four-man event at the 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

In the 2018 Winter Olympics held in Pyeongchang, South Korea on 25 February 2018, Jun Jung-lin, Kim Dong-hyun, Seo Young-woo, and pilot Won Yun-jong won a silver medal in the four-man event tying a German team coached by Nico Walther.

With a silver medal in the 2018 Winter Olympics, South Korea became the first Asian Country to have an Olympic medal in a bobsleigh event.

Jun Jung-lin Net Worth

As a result, there is no information about Jun Jung-lin’s earnings, net worth,  homes, or assets, and have kept it a secret.

Body Stats: Height, Weight, and Body Measuremernts

Jun Jung-lin stands at a height of 6 ft 0 in (1.84 m) and weighs around 100 Kg (220 lb). In terms of physical looks, Jung-lin has a black pair of eyes and black hair. His whole body measurements are unavailable at the moment.

Jun Jung-lin Rumors, Scandals, and Gossip

Currently, there are no desperate rumors and controversies regarding Jun Jung-lin’s personal and professional life and he has stayed away from the limelight.

 

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South Korea’s four-man bobsleigh team Jun Jung-lin, Won Yun-jong, Seo Young-woo, and Kim Dong-hyun celebrating after winning silver at the PyeongChang Sliding Center

Jun Jung-lin Trophies and Awards

Olympic Results

Year Event Result
2014 Men’s Two 25th
Men’s Four 20th
2018 Mixed Four Silver

2014

Event Run Time
Two Run 1 57.78
Run 2 57.76
Run 3 57.73
Run 4 Did not advance
Four Run 1 56.12
Run 2 55.97
Run 3 56.25
Run 4 55.88

2018

Event Run Time
Four Run 1 48.65
Run 2 49.19
Run 3 48.89
Run 4 49.65

 

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