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Hong Kyung Hwan

Korea

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTKOR10501199901
NOCKorea
Born05 Jan 1999 in Gwacheon 
GenderMen
ResidenceSeongnam, KOR
OccupationStudent
LanguagesEnglish, Korean
Higher educationPhysical Education - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.944 13 Nov 2016 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:23.230 04 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1500m 2:10.498 03 Feb 2017 Dresden  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Overall 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005059448769  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age seven in Gwacheon, Republic of Korea, and began concentrating on it seriously in the fifth grade of primary school.  
Name of coachJeon Myung-Kyu [club], KOR; Song Kyung-Taek [national], KOR  
Club / TeamKorea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR  
Reason for choosing this sportOne of his friends suggested skating to him, so he initially took up the sport as a hobby.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning the overall title at the 2018 World Junior Championships in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland. (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolCoach Song Kyung-Taek. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2017)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall1  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m1  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m2  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m2  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay4  
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m5  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m5  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m5  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m6  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m7  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m9  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m10  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m11  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay11  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m11  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m11  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m12  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m12  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m14  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m16  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m22  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m22  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m24