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Nam Ye-Won


SportSpeed Skating
Born23 Jul 1995 in  Seoul
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
Higher educationCoaching - Kyung Hee University: Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.02 25 Sep 2015 Calgary  
    500m 41.07 03 Mar 2012 Obihiro  
    1000m 1:17.69 22 Sep 2018 Calgary  
    1500m 2:11.30 02 Mar 2012 Obihiro  
    1500m 2:02.62 28 Sep 2012 Calgary  
    3000m 4:31.98 15 Dec 2010 Seoul  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating in primary school in Seongnam, Republic of Korea.  
Reason for choosing this sportHer mother suggested the sport to her.  
Club / TeamSeoul Metropolitan Government: Korea  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Nao Kodaira. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning four gold medals at the National Winter Sports Festival in the Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Don't be afraid. Do your best." (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
HobbiesPlaying the piano, going to cafes. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsShe puts on her right skate first. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
NicknamesNam Champ (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019; Instagram profile, 28 Oct 2020)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m33  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m36  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m44  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m53