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Park Ji Woo

Korea

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSKOR22710199801
NOCKorea
Born27 Oct 1998 in  Uijeongbu
GenderWomen
ResidenceUijeongbu, KOR
OccupationStudent
LanguagesKorean
Higher educationPhysical Education - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.55 09 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:17.77 10 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:58.34 04 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    3000m 4:07.53 23 Sep 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:18.70 19 Nov 2017 Stavanger  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    1500m     1  
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps   2 1  
    Team Sprint   1    
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/p159847/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachKo Tae-Hoon [club], KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age seven in Uijeongbu, Republic of Korea.  
Club / TeamKorea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR  
Reason for choosing this sportA skating coach suggested she should try the sport.  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (news.joins.com, 09 Feb 2018)  
Other sportsHer older brother Park Ki-Woong has represented the Republic of Korea in speed skating. He won gold in team pursuit at the 2016 World Junior Championships in Changchun, People's Republic of China. (SportsDeskOnline, 23 Nov 2016; news.sbs.co.kr, 28 Jan 2016)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning silver in team pursuit at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 6 Laps5  
    2018 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 6 Laps8  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps14  
    2018 Olympic Games Mass Start 16 Laps17  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 1500m23  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 World Cup Harbin Team Pursuit 6 Laps3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps19  
    2017/2018 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps23  
    2015/2016 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps27  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m43