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Hyun-Yung Kim

Korea

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSKOR21910199401
NOCKorea
Born19 Oct 1994 in  Seoul
GenderWomen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesKorean
Higher educationPhysical Education - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.96 22 Sep 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:14.95 17 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:59.71 16 Sep 2017 Calgary  
    3000m 4:22.47 13 Mar 2010 Moscow  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    500m 1 1    
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps 1      
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSon Sae-Won [club], KOR; Baek Chul-Gi [national], KOR  
Reason for choosing this sportHer uncle recommended speed skating to her when she was in year four at school.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2004 in Anyang, Republic of Korea.  
Club / TeamSeongnam City Hall: Seoul, KOR  
General Interest
General Interest
Famous relativesHer uncle Oh Hee-Wan was an ice hockey player who represented the Republic of Korea at international competitions. (koreadaily.com, 28 Oct 2010)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsShe has to eat before competitions. (sportsseoul.com, 09 Jan 2011)  
InjuriesIn 2015 she sustained an injury to her ankle during training. (Athlete, 24 Feb 2016)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 500m at the 2017 Winter World University Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan, and setting a new world record at junior level. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2013/2014 World Sprint Championships Overall12  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 500m22  
    2015/2016 World Sprint Championships Overall22  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m23  
    2011/2012 World Sprint Championships Overall24  
    2014 Olympic Games 2 x 500m24  
    2010/2011 World Sprint Championships Overall25  
    2012/2013 World Sprint Championships Overall26  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m28  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Stavanger Team Sprint1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen Team Sprint3  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m22  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m25  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m30  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m33  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m37  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m40  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m45