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Kim Jin-Su


SportSpeed Skating
Born28 Jul 1992 in  Seoul
ResidenceUijeongbu, KOR
Higher educationPhysical Education - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.40 31 Jan 2016 Stavanger  
    1000m 1:08.24 08 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    1500m 1:45.45 23 Sep 2016 Calgary  
    5000m 6:56.77 03 Mar 2012 Obihiro  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe thought that speed skating looked cool.  
Club / TeamGangwon Provincial Office: Korea  
Name of coachKim Min-Seob [club], KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He first tried the sport in 2005  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementFinishing third in the 1000m at the 2016 World Cup event in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolKorean speed skater Mo Tae-Bum. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Until the end." (Athlete, 16 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursHe was named Rookie of the Year for the 2016/17 season by the Korea Skating Union [KSU]. (, 17 Apr 2017)  
HobbiesComputer games. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Other informationALCOHOL BAN
In August 2019 he was suspended, with four other skaters, for six months by the Korean Sports and Olympic Committee [KSOC] after being found to have consumed alcohol at the national training centre. The suspension originally handed out by the Korean Skating Federation [KSU] was for two months until KSOC decided to increase the ban. (, 15 Aug 2019)
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2015/2016 World Sprint Championships Overall10  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 1000m13  
    2015/2016 World Single Distances Championships 1000m13  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1000m17  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1500m19  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1000m23  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 1500m24  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Four Continents Championships Team Sprint1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Four Continents Championships 1000m3  
    2016/2017 World Cup Heerenveen 1000m3  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m14  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m15  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m20  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m26  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m27  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m27  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m30  
    2016/2017 World Cup Overall38  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m42  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m47  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m48