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						Ku Chin-shui

Ku Chin-shui

Date of Birth January 15, 1960
Date of Death May 25, 2016, Taipei City, Taipei, Taiwan
Place of Birth Hualien City
Country Taiwan
Profession Olympic athlete
Horoscope Capricorn

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Name Ku Chin-shui
First Name Kurt
Last Name Kitayama
Occupation Olympic Athlete
Birthday January 15
Birth Year 1960
Place of Birth Hualien City
Home Town
Birth Country Taiwan
Birth Sign Capricorn
Full/Birth Name
Father Not Available
Mother Not Available
Siblings Not Available
Spouse Not Known
Children(s) Ku Yun

Ku Chin-shui Biography

Ku Chin-shui is one of the most popular and richest Olympic Athlete who was born on January 15, 1960 in Hualien City, Taiwan. As of June 1, 2023, Kurt has a net worth approximately $5 Million.

Ku Chin-shui (Chinese: 古金水 ; pinyin: Gǔ Jīnshuǐ ; Wade–Giles: Ku Chin-shui , 15 January 1960 – 25 May 2016) was an Amis Taiwanese decathlete and pole vaulter. He medaled for Chinese Taipei at the Asian Athletics Championships six times, winning one gold medal, two silver, and three bronze. At the 1990 Asian Games, he earned a silver medal in the decathlon. Upon retiring from athletics, he became a physical education teacher.

The court case caused Ku to lose his teaching position, and he worked part-time at a steel factory until 2008, when he returned to teaching full-time. Ku was diagnosed with cancer in 2014, and died of plasma cell leukemia on 25 May 2016 at National Taiwan University Hospital in Taipei. Aged 56 at the time of his death, Ku was survived by his wife and two children. His daughter, Ku Yun, was a member of the girl group Ice Creamusume from 2008 to 2010.

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Ku Chin-shui Net Worth

Kurt is one of the richest Olympic Athlete from Taiwan. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Ku Chin-shui's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Income Olympic Athlete
Cars Not Available
House Living in own house.

On 24 August 1999, an explosion on board a landed Uni Air plane, Flight 873, injured 28 people and killed Ku Jing-chi (C: 古金池, P: Gǔ Jīnchí), the older brother of Ku Chin-shui. A report from the Aviation Safety Council (ASC) said a motorbike battery jostled, igniting gasoline in bottles in an overhead compartment. Prosecutors accused Ku Chin-shui of asking his nephew to bring gasoline on the flight.

Ku Chin-shui Girlfriend

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Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Ku Chin-shui height 6 ft 1 in Kurt weight Not Known & body measurements will update soon.

Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight Not Known
Body Measurements Under Review
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Facts & Trivia

Kurt Ranked on the list of most popular Olympic Athlete. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in Taiwan. Ku Chin-shui celebrates birthday on January 15 of every year.

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