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Kim Min-Sun

Korea

SportSpeed Skating
NOCKorea
Born16 Jun 1999 in  Seoul
GenderWomen
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
OccupationStudent
LanguagesEnglish, Korean
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.70 22 Sep 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:15.99 23 Sep 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 2:01.93 16 Sep 2017 Calgary  
    3000m 4:36.00 23 Jan 2013 Seoul  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Sprint 1      
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachLee Jun-Su [club], KOR; Baek Chul-Gi [national], KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at age 11 in Gwacheon, Republic of Korea.  
Reason for choosing this sportShe was encouraged to begin skating by one of her friends, so she asked her parents for permission. She initially took up the sport as a hobby, but later she decided to focus on it after finding it interesting.  
Club / TeamSuhmoon Girls High School: Seoul, KOR  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolKorean speed skater Lee Sang-Hwa. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Lee Jun-Su, and her parents. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2017, 24 Feb 2016)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 500m at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, and setting a national record in the 500m. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Do your best in every moment." (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 500m15  
    2015/2016 World Sprint Championships Overall23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Stavanger Team Sprint1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen Team Sprint3  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m17  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m21  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m35  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m43  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m51