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Lim Yong Jin

Republic of Korea

SportShort Track
NOCRepublic of Korea
Born16 Jan 1997 in Jeonju 
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.136 06 Nov 2022 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:24.429 29 Oct 2022 Montreal  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    5000m Relay     1  
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 1 1    
    Overall   1    
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamGoyang City Hall: Republic of Korea  
Reason for choosing this sportHe was inspired by other skaters.  
Name of coachMo Ji-Soo [club], KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in year seven of middle school in Seoul, Republic of Korea.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerKorean short track skater Noh Jin-Kyu. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017)  
HobbiesWatching films. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
InjuriesHe sustained an injury to his shoulder while in high school and needed two years to recover. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
NicknamesVincent [his baptismal name]. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Live like there is no tomorrow." (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall2  
    2022/2023 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2014/2015 World Junior Championships Overall11  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 World Cup Montreal, QC 2000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 World Cup Dordrecht 5000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 World Cup Dordrecht 500m2  
    2022/2023 Almaty 5000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Dresden 2000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 World Cup Montreal, QC 1000m2  
    2022/2023 World Cup Four Continents Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m3  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m3  
    2022/2023 World Cup 500m5  
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay5  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m5  
    2022/2023 Almaty 5000m Relay5  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m7  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m7  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m8  
    2022/2023 Dresden 5000m Relay8  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m8  
    2022/2023 World Cup Overall10  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m10  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m11  
    2022/2023 World Cup 1000m13  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m13  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m16  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m16  
    2022/2023 Dresden 500m17  
    2022/2023 World Cup 1500m26  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m36