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Hyun-Yung Kim


SportSpeed Skating
Born19 Oct 1994 in  Seoul
Higher educationPhysical Education - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
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      
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachSon Sae-Won [club], KOR  
Club / TeamSeongnam City Hall: Korea  
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.  
General Interest
General Interest
Famous relativesHer uncle Oh Hee-Wan represented the Republic of Korea in ice hockey. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019;, 28 Oct 2010)  
InjuriesIn 2015 she sustained an injury to her ankle during training and was sidelined for three months. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Enjoy." (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
HobbiesWatching movies. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
AmbitionsTo win a medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 15 Nov 2019)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    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  
    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  
    2012/2013 World Sprint Championships Overall26  
    2014 Olympic Games 1000m28  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Stavanger Team Sprint1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Four Continents Championships Team Sprint2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Four Continents Championships 500m3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Heerenveen Team Sprint3  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m9  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m17  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m22  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m23  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m25  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m26  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m30  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m30  
    2011/2012 World Cup 500m33  
    2012/2013 World Cup 500m37  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m40  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m45  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m46