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Andy Jung

Australia

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTAUS12404199701
NOCAustralia
Born24 Apr 1997
GenderMen
Other namesJung Hyun-Woo
ResidenceKorea
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Korean
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.304 15 Nov 2014 Montreal  
    1000m 1:25.994 16 Mar 2018 Montreal  
    1500m 2:11.183 10 Feb 2018 Gangneung  
    3000m 5:31.350 31 Aug 2013 Melbourne  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001346371458  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachKim Sun-Tae, KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He skated for fun as a child in the Republic of Korea. He took up the sport seriously in 2012 in Melbourne, VIC, Australia.  
Club / TeamOlympic Southern Flyers: Melbourne, VIC, AUS  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was inspired after working at the 2012 World Junior Championships in Melbourne, VIC, Australia.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerKorean short track skater Park Se-Yeong. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolKorean short track skater Park Se-Yeong. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"You only live once." (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
HobbiesPlaying video games. (owia.org, 30 Apr 2015)  
NicknamesPandy, Sprinter (owia.org, 01 Aug 2017)  
Awards and honoursHe was presented with the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 2013 Australian Ice Racing Awards. (olympics.com.au, 31 Dec 2013)  
Other informationMOVE TO AUSTRALIA
Born in the Republic of Korea, he moved to Australia with his family in 2009 and became a citizen there four years later. "Since I moved to Australia, I felt like I was Australian. I may look Korean and I have Korean blood, but living here changed my mind. I feel like Australia is a better place to live." (sbs.com.au, 18 Dec 2017; owia.org, 12 Dec 2017; olympics.com.au, 31 Dec 2013)

TRAINING BASE
He relocated to Seoul, Republic of Korea, in order to prepare for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. "The training environment is better here than Australia. There's so much more people who can compete well and who are just more experienced." (abc.net.au, 13 Sep 2017)
 
InjuriesHe sustained an ankle injury while at the 2013 World Cup event in Kolomna, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m12  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay13  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m16  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m19  
    2015/2016 World Championships 500m21  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m21  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall23  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m24  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1000m28  
    2014/2015 World Championships 500m28  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m28  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall29  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1500m29  
    2015/2016 World Championships Overall29  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall30  
    2014/2015 World Championships Overall32  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall32  
    2015/2016 World Championships 1500m36  
    2014/2015 World Championships 1000m36  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m48  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay14  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay14  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay14  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m14  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay15  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m18  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m20  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m22  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m24  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m28  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m28  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m32  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m35  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m37  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m38  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m42  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m42  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m43  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m43  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m46  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m46  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m50  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m50  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m53  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1000m53  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m60  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m66  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m82  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m103  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m106  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m123  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m155