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Hong Kyung Hwan

Republic of Korea

SportShort Track
NOCRepublic of Korea
Born05 Jan 1999 in Gwacheon 
LanguagesEnglish, Korean
ResidenceGoyang, KOR
Higher educationPhysical Education - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.540 11 Nov 2022 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:23.230 04 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1500m 2:10.498 03 Feb 2017 Dresden  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    5000m Relay 1   1  
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    Overall 1      
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamGoyang City Hall: Republic of Korea  
Reason for choosing this sportOne of his friends suggested skating to him, so he initially took up the sport as a hobby.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis father. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport at age seven in Gwacheon, Republic of Korea, and began concentrating on it seriously in the fifth grade of primary school.  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the men's 5000m relay at the 2019 World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Hero / IdolIrish mixed martial artist Conor McGregor. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesPlaying the piano. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Superstitions / Rituals / BeliefsHe has an energy drink before competing. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
AmbitionsTo win a gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Cope, adapt and overcome." (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachMo Ji-Soo [club], KOR  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall1  
    2018/2019 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Four Continents Championships 1500m2  
    2022/2023 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Four Continents Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1000m4  
    2022/2023 World Championships 2000m Relay5  
    2022/2023 World Championships 500m7  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1500m19  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 2000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Dordrecht 5000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 2000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m1  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m1  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m2  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall2  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m2  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 1000m2  
    2022/2023 Almaty 5000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Dresden 2000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m2  
    2018/2019 Turin 1500m2  
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 1000m2  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m2  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1500m2  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 5000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m3  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m3  
    2016/2017 Dresden 5000m Relay3  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 1500m3  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m4  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay4  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m4  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m5  
    2016/2017 Minsk 5000m Relay5  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m5  
    2022/2023 Almaty 5000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Minsk 1000m5  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 5000m Relay5  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 1000m5  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m5  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1500m6  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1000m6  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1000m7  
    2022/2023 Dresden 5000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay8  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m9  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m10  
    2016/2017 Gangneung 500m10  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m11  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 1000m11  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay11  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m11  
    2016/2017 Shanghai 500m11  
    2016/2017 Calgary, AB 500m12  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 1000m14  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m16  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m16  
    2016/2017 Dresden 1500m22  
    2016/2017 Salt Lake City, UT 500m22  
    2016/2017 World Cup Classification 500m24  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m43