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Kim Ji Yoo


SportShort Track
Born14 Jul 1999 in Seoul 
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 42.990 02 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:27.419 03 Feb 2019 Dresden  
    1500m 2:21.112 10 Nov 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 5:12.464 12 Mar 2017 Rotterdam  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    500m     1  
    3000m Relay 1      
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
    Overall 1 1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe was influenced by her older brother.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport at age six.  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesShe sustained injuries to her ankle and Achilles tendon in the semifinal of the 1500m at the 2015 World Junior Championships in Osaka, Japan. (, 21 Jun 2015)  
Hero / IdolKorean short track skater Jin Sun-Yu. (, 21 Mar 2016)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning the 1000m at the 2016/17 World Cup event in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Happiness depends upon ourselves." (Instagram profile, 17 Sep 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall1  
    2018/2019 World Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall2  
    2016/2017 World Championships 500m3  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m4  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m4  
    2016/2017 World Championships Overall4  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall5  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1000m6  
    2016/2017 World Championships 1500m6  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m20  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Shanghai 3000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 3000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Montreal, QC 1500m1  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m1  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m2  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m2  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m2  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay2  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 3000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Turin 1500m2  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m2  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m4  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m6  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m6  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m6  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m6  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m8  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1500m9  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m9  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m11  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m13  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m14  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 1500m19  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m23  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m67  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m99