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Kim Joon Chun

Korea

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTKOR12808199201
NOCKorea
Born28 Aug 1992 in Seoul 
GenderMen
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Korean
Higher educationPhysical Education - Korea National Sport University : Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.632 07 Feb 2016 Dresden  
    1000m 1:25.545 05 Feb 2016 Dresden  
    1500m 2:16.465 24 Feb 2012 Melbourne  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    5000m Relay     1  
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/kimjoonchun  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachYoon Jae-Myung [club], KOR; Kim Sun-Tae [national], KOR  
Club / TeamSeoul City Hall: Korea  
Reason for choosing this sportHe took up the sport in order to participate in a skating competition at his primary school.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in 1999 at primary school in Seoul, Republic of Korea.  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing third in the 1000m at the 2016 World Cup event in Dordrecht, Netherlands. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017)  
AmbitionsTo become a member of the International Olympic Committee [IOC] after retiring from the sport. (kusf_sport.blog.me, 10 Jun 2014)  
InjuriesHe had surgery on his leg in year 12 of high school after the limb was cut by a fellow skater's blade during a national competition. He required one year of rehabilitation. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017; kusf_sport.blog.me, 10 Jun 2014)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Don't give up." (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017)  
Hero / IdolRussian short track skater Victor An. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2011/2012 World Junior Championships Overall8  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2015/2016 World Cup Toronto, ON 5000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Dordrecht 1000m3  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m4  
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m5  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m10  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m14  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m15  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m19  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m22  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m26  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m27  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m28  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m31  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m91