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Jun-Ho Kim


SportSpeed Skating
Born09 Oct 1995
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
Higher educationPhysical Education - Korea National Sport University : Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.25 07 Feb 2020 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.16 15 Feb 2020 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:53.99 20 Sep 2014 Calgary  
    5000m 7:26.67 10 Feb 2011 Seoul  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    500m 1   1  
    Team Sprint 1      
World Single Distances Championships
World Single Distances Championships
    Team Sprint   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in 2002 in Chuncheon, Republic of Korea.  
Reason for choosing this sportHis mother and one of his teachers encouraged him to take up the sport.  
Club / TeamGangwon Provincial Office: Korea  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe cut his left hand on another skater's blades after crashing during training ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. (, 04 Feb 2014)  
Hero / IdolKorean speed skater Kim Cheol-Min. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Don't forget your original resolution." (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerKorean speed skater Kim Cheol-Min. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Other informationALCOHOL BAN
In August 2019 he was suspended, alongside four other skaters, for two months by the Korean Skating Union [KSU] after being found to have consumed alcohol at the national training centre. In October 2019 he was recalled to the national team ahead of the 2019/20 World Cup season. (, 15 Aug 2019;, 24 Oct 2019)
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint2  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 500m8  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m12  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m13  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m14  
    2014/2015 World Sprint Championships Overall17  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 1000m21  
    2014 Olympic Games 2 x 500m21  
    2016/2017 World Single Distances Championships 500m22  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Four Continents Championships 500m1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Minsk 500m1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Four Continents Championships Team Sprint1  
    2018/2019 World Cup Hamar 500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Heerenveen 500m3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Hamar 500m3  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m4  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m8  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m16  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m18  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m19  
    2013/2014 World Cup 500m30  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m36  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m37  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m44