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Brandon Kim

United States

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTUSA13008200101
NOCUnited States
Born30 Aug 2001
GenderMen
ResidenceFairfax, VA, USA
OccupationStudent
LanguagesEnglish
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay     1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100014376548114  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachWilma Boomstra [national]; Simon Cho, USA, from 2016  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age 10.  
Club / TeamPotomac Speed Skating Club: United States  
Reason for choosing this sport"My passion for short track started when I was watching the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. The electric speed of the racers and their blindingly quick passes stopped me in my tracks and drew me in. I knew instantly, 'That's what I want to do'."  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerUS short track skater Thomas Insuk Hong. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolRussian short track skater Victor An. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 3000m relay at the 2017 World Junior Championships in Innsbruck, Austria. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2018)  
Famous relativesHis father John has served as team doctor for the US national speed skating team. (baltimoresun.com, 03 Feb 2018)  
Awards and honoursIn 2016 he was named US Male Junior Developmental Skater of the Year for short track. (teamusa.org, 07 Oct 2018, 04 Dec 2016)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay7  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall11  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m25  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1000m28  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall77  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m14  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m23  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m29  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m31  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m53  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m61