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Hwang Dae Heon


SportShort Track
Born05 Jul 1999 in Anyang 
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
Higher educationPhysical Education - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.854 22 Feb 2018 Gangneung  
    1000m 1:20.875 12 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:11.469 10 Feb 2018 Gangneung  
    3000m 5:40.218 18 Mar 2018 Montreal  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    500m   1    
World Championships
World Championships
    500m 2      
    1000m   1    
    5000m Relay 2      
    Overall     1  
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamKorea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR  
Reason for choosing this sportHe thought the sport was interesting.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age five in Anyang, Republic of Korea.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Do your best." (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesHe sustained an injury to his left arm at the 2017 World Cup event in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. He suffered a recurrence of the injury at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (, 15 Feb 2018)

He injured his right knee after colliding with a teammate during the 5000m relay at the 2017 World Cup event in Dordrecht, Netherlands. (, 11 Oct 2017)
Awards and honoursHe was named Rookie of the Year for the 2016/17 season by the Korea Skating Union [KSU]. (, 17 Apr 2017)  
Hero / IdolRussian short track skater Victor An, Korean short track skater Noh Jin-Kyu. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018, 08 Nov 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m1  
    2018/2019 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 World Championships 500m1  
    2017/2018 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m2  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m2  
    2017/2018 World Championships Overall3  
    2018 Olympic Games 5000m Relay4  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1000m4  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m7  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall8  
    2017/2018 World Championships 1500m13  
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m14  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m17  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall31  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Turin 500m1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Seoul 5000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Dordrecht 1500m1  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m1  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1500m1  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Turin 1000m1  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m2  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1000m2  
    2016/2017 Dresden 500m2  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 5000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Seoul 1000m2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Budapest 1000m2  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Budapest 1500m2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Seoul 1500m2  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m2  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Budapest 500m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Dordrecht 500m3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m3  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m4  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m4  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m4  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Dresden 2000m Relay4  
    2018/2019 Almaty 500m4  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m5  
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Minsk 500m5  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m7  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m7  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m8  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m8  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay8  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 500m8  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay11  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m14  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m19  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m21