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Park Ji Won


SportShort Track
Born23 Sep 1996 in Gangneung 
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
Higher educationPhysical Education - Dankook University : Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    1000m 1:22.542 01 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    5000m Relay 1   1  
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
    Overall   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportA skating coach encouraged him to take up the sport.  
Name of coachSong Kyung-Taek [national], KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in the fourth grade of primary school in Gangneung, Republic of Korea.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis family. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolKorean short track skater Lee Ho-Suk. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesHe broke his ankle twice in grade nine at middle school. (Athlete, 11 Feb 2016)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning the 1500m at the 2016 World Cup event in Dresden, Germany, and claiming gold in the 1500m at the 2017 Winter World University Games in Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Don't miss a chance when it comes to you." (Athlete, 11 Feb 2016)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall2  
    2015/2016 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m1  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m1  
    2015/2016 Dresden 1500m1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Montreal, QC 1500m1  
    2015/2016 World Cup Toronto, ON 5000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Dordrecht 1000m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Turin 1000m2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 World Cup Shanghai 1500m2  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m3  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m3  
    2015/2016 World Cup Nagoya 1500m3  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 World Cup Montreal, QC 2000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m3  
    2019/2020 World Cup Montreal, QC 1000m3  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay4  
    2015/2016 Dresden 5000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m4  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m9  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m10  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay11  
    2015/2016 Dresden 500m11  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m14  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m15  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m18  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m19  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m22  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m39