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Julie Letai

United States

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTUSA22306200001
NOCUnited States
Born23 Jun 2000 in Boston, MA 
GenderWomen
ResidenceSalt Lake City, UT, USA
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 44.708 08 Feb 2019 Turin  
    1000m 1:31.446 01 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 2:26.817 08 Feb 2019 Turin  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/julie.letai.5  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachWilma Boomstra [national]  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age two. She took up short track in 2007 in Boston, MA, United States of America.  
Reason for choosing this sportShe previously competed in figure skating before her mother enrolled her in classes at a short track skating club.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerFormer coach Hongyang Wang. (teamusa.org, 28 May 2019; Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
AmbitionsShe aspires to pursue a career in global health and international relations. (teamusa.org, 28 May 2019)  
HobbiesPlaying drums. (teamusa.org, 28 May 2019)  
InjuriesShe underwent knee surgery in 2018, and returned to training in October the same year. (teamusa.org, 28 May 2019; Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"There is always room for improvement." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay5  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay6  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall31  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m34  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 Shanghai 3000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Dresden 3000m Relay6  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 3000m Relay6  
    2019/2020 Dresden 3000m Relay8  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m27  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m28  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m31  
    2018/2019 Dresden 500m34  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m35  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m43  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m55  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m76  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m89  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m103