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Kim Min-Ji


SportSpeed Skating
Born11 Apr 2000 in  Seoul
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
LanguagesEnglish, Korean
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.42 15 Dec 2018 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:18.40 22 Sep 2013 Calgary  
    1500m 2:04.80 20 Sep 2013 Calgary  
    3000m 4:19.35 21 Sep 2013 Calgary  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportShe was influenced by her older brother.  
Club / TeamSehwa High School: Seoul, KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began skating at age six at Taeneung International Skating Rink in Seoul, Republic of Korea.  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesIn 2015 she injured her back and her knee while training. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerHer father. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolKorean speed skater Lee Sang-Hwa. (Athlete, 17 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Be positive until I overcome a crisis." (Athlete, 27 Jan 2017)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m35  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m42  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m42