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Lee Yu Bin

Republic of Korea

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTKOR22304200101
NOCRepublic of Korea
Born23 Apr 2001 in Seoul 
GenderWomen
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesKorean
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 43.141 05 Feb 2022 Beijing  
    1000m 1:27.862 09 Feb 2022 Beijing  
    1500m 2:16.112 21 Oct 2021 Beijing  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Event  
Olympic Games
    3000m Relay 1 1    
World Championships
Event  
World Championships
    3000m Relay 1      
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    3000m Relay   1    
    Overall 1   1  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100006550503276  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachLee Young-Seok [national], KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?She took up the sport in 2008 in Goyang, Republic of Korea.  
Club / TeamYonsei University: Seoul, KOR  
Reason for choosing this sportShe was encouraged by her brother Lee Jun-Seo. "Of course I thought that it would be figure skating, so that's why I decided to get involved in skating. However, I realised that it wasn't later. I always looked at figure skaters with envious eyes."  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo win an individual medal at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, and to win a gold medal at the Asian Winter Games. (news.khan.co.kr, 03 Jan 2018; jobnjoy.com, 07 Jun 2018)  
HobbiesDancing. (Athlete, 29 Nov 2021)  
InjuriesIn May 2021 she suffered a dislocated left shoulder after colliding with a fence at the national selection trials. However, she did not withdraw from the event and secured her spot in the relay team. (imnews.imbc.com, 20 May 2021)

She took a break during the 2018/19 season in order to rehabilitate an injury. (sports.donga.com, 06 Mar 2020)

She fractured her lower spine in 2016. (jobnjoy.com, 07 Jun 2018)
 
Famous relativesHer brother Lee Jun-Seo has competed in short track at national level in the Republic of Korea. (asansisa.com, 21 Feb 2020; Lee Jun-Seo Instagram profile, 16 Nov 2018; jobnjoy.com, 07 Jun 2018)  
Hero / IdolKorean short track skaters Sung Si-Bak, Park Seung-Hi and Shim Suk-Hee. (jobnjoy.com, 07 Jun 2018)  
Awards and honoursShe and her 3000m relay teammates Shim Suk-Hee, Kim Ye Jin, Kim A-Lang and Choi Min-Jeong received the Clean Award at the 2018 Coca-Cola Athletics Awards in Republic of Korea. (news.joins.com, 22 Mar 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Whatever will be, will be." (Athlete, 29 Nov 2021)  
Memorable sporting achievementBeing part of the Korean team that won gold in the 3000m relay at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 29 Nov 2021)  
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 29 Nov 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018 Olympic Games 3000m Relay1  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships Overall1  
    2017/2018 World Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay2  
    2022 Olympic Games 3000m Relay2  
    2015/2016 World Junior Championships Overall3  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m6  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m6  
    2022 Olympic Games 2000m Relay9  
    2016/2017 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay10  
    2022 Olympic Games 500m26  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2021/2022 World Cup 1500m1  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 3000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 World Cup Budapest 3000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Dordrecht 1000m1  
    2021/2022 World Cup Beijing 1500m1  
    2021/2022 World Cup Dordrecht 1500m1  
    2021/2022 World Cup Debrecen 1500m2  
    2021/2022 World Cup Nagoya 3000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Dordrecht 2000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Dordrecht 3000m Relay2  
    2017/2018 World Cup Dordrecht 1000m3  
    2021/2022 World Cup Beijing 3000m Relay3  
    2017/2018 World Cup Seoul 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 World Cup Dordrecht 3000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m4  
    2017/2018 Shanghai 1000m4  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay5  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m6  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m10  
    2021/2022 World Cup 1000m12  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m28  
    2021/2022 World Cup 500m43  
    2019/2020 Dresden 500m45