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Chung Jae-Woong

Korea

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSKOR10206199901
NOCKorea
Born02 Jun 1999 in  Seoul
GenderMen
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
OccupationStudent
LanguagesEnglish, Korean
Higher educationPhysical Education - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.66 09 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:08.11 03 Mar 2018 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:48.33 16 Sep 2017 Calgary  
    5000m 7:15.59 23 Jan 2015 Seoul  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    500m 1      
    1000m     1  
    Team Sprint 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004850744212  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in primary school in Seoul, Republic of Korea.  
Club / TeamKorea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesIn 2013 he fractured his right ankle after falling during training. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017, 27 Jan 2017)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning a bronze medal in the 500m at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, and representing Korea for the first time. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017, 27 Jan 2017)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Kai Verbij, Korean speed skater Mo Tae-Bum. (spotvnews.co.kr, 27 Mar 2018; Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)  
Famous relativesHis younger brother Jae-Won also represents Republic of Korea in speed skating, and won silver in team pursuit at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (SportsDeskOnline, 28 Sep 2018; sports.mk.co.kr, 15 Dec 2017; news.joins.com, 27 Mar 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"No regrets." (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (news.joins.com, 27 Mar 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m13  
    2018/2019 World Sprint Championships Overall18  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m35  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m49