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Hyun-Yung Kim

Republic of Korea

SportSpeed Skating
NOCRepublic of Korea
Born19 Oct 1994 in  Seoul
Higher educationPhysical Education - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
ResidenceRepublic of Korea
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.50 10 Mar 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:14.95 17 Nov 2013 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1500m 1:59.71 16 Sep 2017 Calgary  
    3000m 4:22.47 13 Mar 2010 Moscow  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    500m 1 1    
    Team Pursuit 6 Laps 1      
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHer uncle recommended speed skating to her when she was in grade four at school.  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2004 in Anyang, Republic of Korea.  
Club / TeamSeongnam City Hall: Republic of Korea  
General Interest
General Interest
Famous relativesHer uncle Woo Hee-Hwan represented the Republic of Korea in ice hockey. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023;, 28 Oct 2010)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachLee Jun-Su  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesIn 2015 she tore a ligament in her ankle during training and was sidelined for three months. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023, 15 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Enjoy." (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
HobbiesReading comics. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning medals at the World Winter University Games in 2013 and 2017. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2023)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 Four Continents Championships Team Sprint2  
    2019/2020 Four Continents Championships 500m3  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Team Sprint6  
    2019/2020 World Single Distances Championships 500m11  
    2013/2014 World Sprint Championships Overall12  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 500m12  
    2018 Olympic Games 500m12  
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships 1000m14  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 1000m15  
    2022/2023 World Single Distances Championships 500m18  
    2018 Olympic Games 1000m18  
    2012/2013 World Single Distances Championships 500m22  
    2015/2016 World Sprint Championships Overall22  
    2011/2012 World Single Distances Championships 2 x 500m23  
    2011/2012 World Sprint Championships Overall24  
    2014 Olympic Games 2 x 500m24  
    2010/2011 World Sprint Championships Overall25  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m25  
    2012/2013 World Sprint Championships Overall26  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m28  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 Stavanger Team Sprint1  
    2017/2018 Heerenveen Team Sprint3  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m9  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m15  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m17  
    2013/2014 World Cup Classification 1000m22  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1000m22  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m23  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 500m23  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 500m25  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1000m26  
    2015/2016 World Cup Classification 1000m30  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m30  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 500m31  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 500m33  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 500m37  
    2012/2013 World Cup Classification 1000m40  
    2011/2012 World Cup Classification 1000m45  
    2017/2018 World Cup Classification 1000m46