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Noh Jin-Kyu

Korea

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTKOR12007199201
NOCKorea
Born20 Jul 1992
GenderMen
LanguagesKorean
Higher educationSport Studies - Korea National Sports University: Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 41.300 09 Mar 2013 Debrecen  
    1000m 1:24.130 21 Oct 2012 Calgary  
    1500m 2:09.041 10 Dec 2011 Shanghai  
    3000m 4:31.891 19 Mar 2011 Warsaw  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    1000m 1 1    
    1500m 2      
    5000m Relay     1  
    Overall 1 1    
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
    Overall 1      
World Team Championships
Event  
World Team Championships
    Team 1      
Social Media
Social Media
 
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHis mother encouraged him to try skating. His sister was already doing the sport, and Noh would go to the rink with his mother and sister because he was too young to stay home alone. Eventually, he began skating himself.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age nine in Gwacheon, Republic of Korea.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis parents, and his coach. (Athlete, 12 Feb 2012)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"What you get, you pay for." (Athlete, 01 Dec 2013)  
Famous relativesHis sister Noh Seon-Young has represented the Republic of Korea in speed skating. She finished 25th in the 3000m at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (SportsDeskOnline, 02 Nov 2015; nate.com, 24 Jan 2013)  
InjuriesHe broke his elbow in January 2014. The injury ruled him out of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (nbcsports.com, 24 Jan 2014)

He fractured his shoulder in September 2013 at a World Cup event. (nbcsports.com, 24 Jan 2014)
 
Other informationPASSED AWAY
He died in April 2016 following a battle with cancer. He had been diagnosed with the illness at the end of 2013. (news.heraldcorp.com, 04 Apr 2016)
 
Awards and honoursIn 2014 he was presented with a Special Award at the Coca Cola Athletics Awards Ceremony in the Republic of Korea. (chosun.com, 12 Mar 2014)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010/2011 World Championships 1500m1  
    2010/2011 World Championships 1000m1  
    2010/2011 World Championships Overall1  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships Overall1  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1500m1  
    2010/2011 World Team Championships Team1  
    2009/2010 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Championships 1000m2  
    2011/2012 World Championships Overall2  
    2011/2012 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2012/2013 World Championships 5000m Relay4  
    2012/2013 World Championships 500m6  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1500m6  
    2012/2013 World Championships 1000m9  
    2012/2013 World Championships Overall11  
    2011/2012 World Championships 500m12  
    2010/2011 World Championships 500m22  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1500m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1500m1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Shanghai 1000m1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Shanghai 1500m1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 1500m1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Moscow 1000m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Saguenay, QC 1500m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Nagoya 1500m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Shanghai 1500m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Moscow 1500m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Dordrecht 1000m1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Dordrecht 1500m1  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1500m1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Montreal, QC 1500m1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Nagoya 1500m1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Calgary, AB 1500m1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Sochi 1500m1  
    2013/2014 World Cup Shanghai 1500m1  
    2010/2011 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup Saguenay, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Nagoya 5000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Calgary, AB 5000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay1  
    2012/2013 Dresden 5000m Relay1  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m2  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 1000m2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Moscow 1000m2  
    2012/2013 World Cup Shanghai 1500m2  
    2010/2011 Dresden 5000m Relay2  
    2011/2012 World Cup Moscow 5000m Relay2  
    2013/2014 World Cup Shanghai 5000m Relay2  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m3  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1000m3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Shanghai 1000m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Nagoya 1000m3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Shanghai 1000m3  
    2013/2014 World Cup Kolomna 5000m Relay3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Montreal, QC 1000m3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Dordrecht 5000m Relay3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Changchun 5000m Relay3  
    2011/2012 World Cup Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay3  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m4  
    2012/2013 Dresden 1000m4  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m5  
    2010/2011 Dresden 1500m9  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m28