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Jain Kim Named South Korea's Top Female Athlete

Bouldering and Lead climber Jain Kim received the award of top female athlete at the 2017 Korea Woman Sports Awards, which took place on November 21 in Seoul, South Korea.

Kim is a 3-time IFSC Lead World Cup season champion who continues to place among the top ranks on the world stage. Among active female athletes, no one has won more IFSC Lead World Cup events (26). She also excels in Bouldering, having won the Combined season title twice and placing second in both Lead and the Combined in 2017.

Originally the Yungok Female Sports Grand Awards, the annual Korea Woman Sports Awards was established in 1989 by former International Olympic Committee Vice President Kim Un-yong to honor South Korean women's athletic achievements.

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