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Choe Un Song

DPR Korea

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTPRK10712199201
NOCDPR Korea
Born07 Dec 1992
GenderMen
ResidenceDPR Korea
OccupationAthlete
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe began skating as a boy in Manpo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, after his father gave him a pair of skates.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He initially joined the Manpo Youth Sports School, before continuing his training at the Ganggye-dong First Education University.  
Club / TeamJangjasan Sports Club: DPR Korea  
Name of coachLee Gwang-ho [national], PRK  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesHe crashed heavily into safety padding during his first training session at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang on 02 February. He was stretchered off the ice and taken to hospital with an injury to his right leg, but no broken bones were suspected. (Yonhap News Agency, 02 Feb 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games 1500m31  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay15  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m24  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1500m36  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1500m57  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m77  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m84  
    2015/2016 World Cup 500m85  
    2017/2018 World Cup 500m90  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m97  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m101  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m118  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m131