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Lee June Seo

Republic of Korea

SportShort Track
NOCRepublic of Korea
Born03 Jun 2000 in Daejeon 
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.369 08 Apr 2022 Montreal  
    1000m 1:23.682 07 Feb 2022 Beijing  
    1500m 2:09.622 09 Feb 2022 Beijing  
    3000m 5:01.917 10 Mar 2019 Sofia  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
Olympic Games
Olympic Games
    5000m Relay   1    
World Championships
World Championships
    1000m   1    
    1500m     1  
    5000m Relay 2   1  
    Overall     1  
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    Overall   1    
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamSeongnam City Hall: Republic of Korea  
Reason for choosing this sportHe wanted to skate because it was hot during the summer.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Song Jae-Geun. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolKorean short track skater Sung Si-Bak. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2010 at Mokdong Ice Rink in Seoul, Republic of Korea.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Do not limit yourself." (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)  
NicknamesSpider [because of his skating style]. (, 13 Apr 2018)  
Social Media
Social Media  
General Interest
General Interest
InjuriesIn October 2021 he missed the World Cup events in Beijing, People's Republic of China, and Nagoya, Japan, due to an ankle ligament injury. He returned to competition the following month at the World Cup event in Debrecen, Hungary, but was forced to withdraw from the event after suffering a recurrence of the injury during a fall in the 1500m. (, 15 Nov 2021)

In 2016 he ruptured the cruciate ligament in his knee. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 5000m relay at the 2019 World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachKim Sun-Tae [club], KOR  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 Four Continents Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2021/2022 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2022 Olympic Games 5000m Relay2  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1000m2  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall2  
    2021/2022 World Championships Overall3  
    2022/2023 Four Continents Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2022/2023 World Championships 5000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m3  
    2021/2022 World Championships 500m4  
    2022/2023 World Championships 2000m Relay5  
    2021/2022 World Championships 1500m5  
    2022 Olympic Games 1500m5  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall7  
    2022/2023 World Championships 500m8  
    2022 Olympic Games 1000m9  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1000m9  
    2022/2023 World Championships 1500m10  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m12  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m15  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1500m1  
    2019/2020 Dordrecht 500m1  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1500m1  
    2019/2020 Dresden 5000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 1500m2  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Dresden 2000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m2  
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 500m2  
    2019/2020 Dordrecht 1500m2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m2  
    2019/2020 Nagoya 1500m2  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m2  
    2019/2020 Nagoya 5000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Dordrecht 2000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1500m3  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m3  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Montreal, QC 2000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m3  
    2019/2020 Montreal, QC 1500m3  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 5000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 World Cup Classification 500m4  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay4  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m7  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m7  
    2022/2023 Dresden 5000m Relay8  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 500m8  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m8  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m9  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay11  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m12  
    2022/2023 Dresden 500m13  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m15  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m15  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 1000m17  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall19  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m19  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m20  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m21  
    2018/2019 World Cup Classification 500m30  
    2021/2022 World Cup Classification 1500m63