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Sidney K Chu

Hong Kong, China

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTHKG12207199901
NOCHong Kong, China
Born22 Jul 1999
GenderMen
ResidenceWashington, DC, USA
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesCantonese, English, Mandarin
Higher educationBiology - George Washington University: Washington, DC, USA
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/sidkchu/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSun Dandan [national]  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up short track in 2012 in Hong Kong, China.  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was interested in the sport and made the switch from ice hockey to short track.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Sun Dandan. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Hero / IdolUS short track skater Apolo Anton Ohno, Korean short track skater Kwak Yoon-Gy. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementHis performance at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion." [Muhammad Ali] (Athlete, 10 Dec 2015)  
HobbiesFitness, science. (Facebook page, 01 Sep 2018)  
InjuriesIn August 2017 he sustained a serious bimalleolar ankle fracture. The normal recovery period for the injury is four months but he returned early in November 2017 to compete at the World Cup event in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2017)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (voachinese.com, 24 Aug 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m46  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m48  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1500m50  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m53  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall55  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m58  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1000m67  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall72  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall76  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m34  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m39  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m39  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m41  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m42  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m42  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m42  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m45  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m48  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m50  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m72  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m97  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m110  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m110  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m112  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m117  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m124  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m126  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m139