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Lee Jin-Yeong

Korea

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSKOR11604199301
NOCKorea
Born16 Apr 1993 in  Uijeongbu
GenderMen
ResidenceChuncheon, KOR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesKorean
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.36 21 Jan 2015 Seoul  
    1000m 38.14 11 Mar 2006 Astana  
    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
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1    
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamGangwon Provincial Office: Korea  
Reason for choosing this sportHe wanted to develop his talent, and was also impressed by some of the older skaters.  
Name of coachKim Min-Seob [club], KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age six in Chuncheon, Republic of Korea.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Work hard every second." (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Yeo Sang-Yeob. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolHis father. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
InjuriesHe tore a muscle during training in 2016. (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)  
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