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Lee Ho-Suk

Korea

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTKOR12506198601
NOCKorea
Born25 Jun 1986 in Seoul 
GenderMen
OccupationCoach
LanguagesEnglish, Japanese, Korean
Higher educationPhysical Education - Kyung Hee University: Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.269 26 Feb 2010 Vancouver  
    1000m 1:23.801 20 Feb 2010 Vancouver  
    1500m 2:12.439 07 Feb 2009 Sofia  
    3000m 4:50.114 08 Mar 2009 Vienna  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    1000m   2    
    1500m   1    
    5000m Relay 1 1    
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    500m     1  
    1000m 3 1    
    1500m 1 2 1  
    5000m Relay 2 1 1  
    Overall 2 2    
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    2000m Relay 3      
    Overall 3      
World Team Championships
Event  
World Team Championships
    Team 4   1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/hosuk.lee.353  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportOne of his teachers suggested that he should take up skating.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in his first year of primary school, at the Mokdong ice rink in Seoul, Korea.  
International Debut
International Debut
Year2005  
Competing forKorea  
General Interest
General Interest
NicknamesHotographer [because he likes taking photos and his given name is Ho-Suk]. (newsis.com, 03 Mar 2010)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 5000m relay at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin, and finishing second in both the 1000m and 5000m relay at the 2010 Games in Vancouver. (Athlete, 12 Feb 2012)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Mo Ji-Soo, and his parents. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2013)  
Hero / IdolRussian short track skater Victor An. (Athlete, 12 Feb 2012)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Always do your best." (Athlete, 12 Feb 2012)  
InjuriesHe fractured a bone in his thigh during his first year in high school. (Athlete, 02 Dec 2013)  
Other informationRETIREMENT
He retired from competition in April 2015 and started a career as a coach. (sportsseoul.com, 13 Apr 2015)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2007/2008 World Championships 1000m1  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1500m1  
    2003/2004 World Junior Championships Overall1  
    2008/2009 World Championships Overall1  
    2008/2009 World Championships 1000m1  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1000m1  
    2009/2010 World Championships Overall1  
    2002/2003 World Junior Championships Overall1  
    2004/2005 World Junior Championships Overall1  
    2010/2011 World Team Championships Team1  
    2009/2010 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2007/2008 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2009/2010 World Team Championships Team1  
    2003/2004 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay1  
    2002/2003 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay1  
    2004/2005 World Junior Championships 2000m Relay1  
    2005/2006 World Team Championships Team1  
    2008/2009 World Team Championships Team1  
    2006 Olympic Games 5000m Relay1  
    2005/2006 World Championships 1500m2  
    2007/2008 World Championships Overall2  
    2005/2006 World Championships 1000m2  
    2007/2008 World Championships 1500m2  
    2005/2006 World Championships Overall2  
    2010 Olympic Games 1000m2  
    2006 Olympic Games 1500m2  
    2006 Olympic Games 1000m2  
    2013/2014 World Championships 5000m Relay2  
    2010 Olympic Games 5000m Relay2  
    2009/2010 World Championships 1500m3  
    2005/2006 World Championships 500m3  
    2007/2008 World Team Championships Team3  
    2011/2012 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2005/2006 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2009/2010 World Championships 500m5  
    2008/2009 World Championships 5000m Relay6  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1500m7  
    2010 Olympic Games 500m7  
    2014 Olympic Games 5000m Relay7  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall12  
    2010 Olympic Games 1500m12  
    2006 Olympic Games 500m12  
    2008/2009 World Championships 500m13  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1000m14  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m15  
    2007/2008 World Championships 500m16  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2005/2006 World Cup 1000m1  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1000m1  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1000m1  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1500m1  
    2009/2010 World Cup Seoul 1000m1  
    2005/2006 World Cup Hangzhou 3000m1  
    2008/2009 Dresden 1000m1  
    2006/2007 World Cup Budapest 1500m1  
    2006/2007 World Cup Budapest 1000m1  
    2007/2008 World Cup Heerenveen 1500m1  
    2008/2009 World Cup Vancouver 500m1  
    2008/2009 World Cup Nagano 1000m1  
    2007/2008 World Cup Quebec City 1500m1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Changchun 1500m1  
    2005/2006 World Cup Bormio 1000m1  
    2008/2009 World Cup Nagano 1500m1  
    2008/2009 World Cup Sofia 1000m1  
    2005/2006 World Cup The Hague 3000m1  
    2008/2009 Dresden 500m1  
    2009/2010 World Cup Seoul 1500m1  
    2008/2009 World Cup Beijing 1000m1  
    2006/2007 World Cup Jeonju 1000m1  
    2008/2009 World Cup Sofia 1500m1  
    2008/2009 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay1  
    2005/2006 World Cup Hangzhou 5000m Relay1  
    2007/2008 World Cup Quebec City 5000m Relay1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay1  
    2006/2007 World Cup Saguenay, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2006/2007 World Cup Changchun 5000m Relay1  
    2006/2007 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2009/2010 World Cup Beijing 5000m Relay1  
    2009/2010 World Cup Seoul 5000m Relay1  
    2007/2008 World Cup Heerenveen 5000m Relay1  
    2005/2006 World Cup Seoul 5000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Saguenay, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2007/2008 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay1  
    2007/2008 World Cup Turin 5000m Relay1  
    2005/2006 World Cup Bormio 5000m Relay1  
    2005/2006 World Cup 1500m2  
    2005/2006 World Cup Overall2  
    2007/2008 World Cup 1000m2  
    2007/2008 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m2  
    2007/2008 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1500m2  
    2005/2006 World Cup Bormio 1500m2  
    2008/2009 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1000m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1500m2  
    2009/2010 World Cup Beijing 1500m2  
    2006/2007 World Cup Saguenay, QC 1000m2  
    2008/2009 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1500m2  
    2007/2008 World Cup Turin 1500m2  
    2005/2006 World Cup Bormio Overall2  
    2005/2006 World Cup The Hague 1500m2  
    2005/2006 World Cup Bormio 3000m2  
    2007/2008 World Cup Harbin 1500m2  
    2006/2007 World Cup Changchun 1500m2  
    2007/2008 World Cup Harbin 1000m2  
    2007/2008 World Cup Kobe 1500m2  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1500m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Nagoya 1500m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup Shanghai 500m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Moscow 5000m Relay2  
    2010/2011 Dresden 5000m Relay2  
    2008/2009 Dresden 5000m Relay2  
    2006/2007 World Cup Budapest 5000m Relay2  
    2008/2009 World Cup Nagano 5000m Relay2  
    2005/2006 World Cup The Hague 5000m Relay2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay2  
    2008/2009 World Cup 1500m3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Moscow 1500m3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Seoul 500m3  
    2005/2006 World Cup Seoul 1500m3  
    2005/2006 World Cup Hangzhou 1000m3  
    2007/2008 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1000m3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Shanghai 1000m3  
    2005/2006 World Cup The Hague Overall3  
    2005/2006 World Cup Hangzhou Overall3  
    2005/2006 World Cup Seoul Overall3  
    2006/2007 World Cup Saguenay, QC 500m3  
    2005/2006 World Cup Seoul 3000m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Kolomna 5000m Relay3  
    2006/2007 World Cup Jeonju 5000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Changchun 5000m Relay3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Dordrecht 5000m Relay3  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1500m4  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m4  
    2008/2009 World Cup 500m5  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1000m5  
    2009/2010 World Cup 1000m6  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m7  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m8  
    2005/2006 World Cup 500m10  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m11  
    2009/2010 World Cup 500m11  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m14  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m20  
    2006/2007 World Cup 500m41  
    2006/2007 World Cup 1500m43  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m120