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Lee So Yeon

Republic of Korea

SportShort Track
NOCRepublic of Korea
Born16 Apr 1993 in Suwon 
ResidenceRepublic of Korea
Higher educationPhysical Education - Dankook University: Republic of Korea
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.438 22 Oct 2023 Montreal  
    1000m 1:27.664 19 Oct 2012 Calgary  
    1500m 2:22.381 28 Oct 2023 Montreal  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    3000m Relay   1    
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamSports Toto: Incheon, KOR  
Name of coachShin Woo-Chul [club], KOR  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Shin Woo-Chul. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Hero / IdolKorean short track skater Shin Woo-Chul. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at age 10 in Gwacheon, Republic of Korea.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"He who is prepared gets more chances." (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe began skating as a hobby.  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesWatching films. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning the 1000m on her World Cup debut in 2012 in Calgary, AB, Canada. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2022/2023 Four Continents Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2023/2024 Four Continents Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 World Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2023/2024 World Championships 3000m Relay4  
    2023/2024 World Championships 1500m26  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 2000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 Nagoya 1500m1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 3000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 Calgary, AB 1000m1  
    2023/2024 Montreal, QC 2000m Relay2  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 2000m Relay2  
    2023/2024 Montreal, QC 1000m2  
    2023/2024 Seoul 3000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay2  
    2023/2024 Montreal, QC 3000m Relay2  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 3000m Relay2  
    2023/2024 Beijing 3000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1000m2  
    2012/2013 Nagoya 1000m3  
    2023/2024 Dresden 2000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Minsk 3000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Almaty 3000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Dresden 3000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1000m4  
    2023/2024 Seoul 2000m Relay3  
    2023/2024 Dresden 3000m Relay4  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m5  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1000m7  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1000m7  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m7  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m8  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m10  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m11  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1500m12  
    2023/2024 Dresden 500m12  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 1000m13  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m14  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m14  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification Overall15  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 500m15  
    2012/2013 Dresden 500m15  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m15  
    2022/2023 Dresden 500m15  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1000m16  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 500m17  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m18  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m19  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall25  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m28  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 1500m31  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m33  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m33  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m35  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m38  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m51