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Lee Jin-Yeong


SportSpeed Skating
Born16 Apr 1993 in  Uijeongbu
ResidenceChuncheon, KOR
OccupationArmed Forces
Higher educationPhysical Education - Korea National Sport University : Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.36 21 Jan 2015 Seoul  
    1000m 38.14 11 Mar 2006 Astana  
    1000m 1:24.70 20 Dec 2019 Seoul  
    1500m 1:47.26 20 Sep 2013 Calgary  
    5000m 6:29.75 17 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    10000m 13:48.32 18 Dec 2013 Baselga di Piné  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1    
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe wanted to develop his talent, and was also impressed by some of the older skaters.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age six in 1999 in Chuncheon, Republic of Korea.  
Club / TeamChuncheon District Court: Korea  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe tore a muscle during training in 2016. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Yeo Sang-Yeob. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolHis father. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Work hard every second." (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning bronze in the 5000m and silver in the 10,000m at the 2013 Winter World University Games in Trentino, Italy. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup 5000/10000m43  
    2019/2020 World Cup 5000/10000m52