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Nam Ye-Won


SportSpeed Skating
Born23 Jul 1995 in  Seoul
ResidenceYongin, KOR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.02 25 Sep 2015 Calgary  
    500m 41.07 03 Mar 2012 Obihiro  
    1000m 1:17.69 22 Sep 2018 Calgary  
    1500m 2:11.30 02 Mar 2012 Obihiro  
    1500m 2:02.62 28 Sep 2012 Calgary  
    3000m 4:31.98 15 Dec 2010 Seoul  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamSeoul Metropolitan Government: Korea  
Name of coachYun Ui-Joong [club], KOR; Lee Seok-Kyu [national], KOR  
Reason for choosing this sportHer mother suggested the sport to her.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating in Seongnam, Republic of Korea, while she was in primary school.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Always do my best until the end." (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerHer family. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Nao Kodaira. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning three gold medals at the National Winter Sports Festival in the Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m53