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Lee June Seo


SportShort Track
Born03 Jun 2000 in Daejeon 
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.436 02 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    1000m 1:23.895 08 Dec 2018 Almaty  
    1500m 2:12.744 03 Nov 2018 Calgary  
    3000m 5:01.917 10 Mar 2019 Sofia  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Championships
World Championships
    1500m     1  
    5000m Relay 1      
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    Overall   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamKorea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR  
Reason for choosing this sportHe wanted to skate because it was hot during the summer.  
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
InjuriesIn 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)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Song Jae-Geun. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolKorean short track skater Sung Si-Bak. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Do not limit yourself." (Athlete, 04 Nov 2018)

"Que sera, sera [what will be will be]." (Instagram profile, 24 Sep 2020)
NicknamesSpider [because of his skating style]. (, 13 Apr 2018)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2017/2018 World Junior Championships Overall2  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1500m3  
    2018/2019 World Championships Overall7  
    2018/2019 World Championships 500m12  
    2018/2019 World Championships 1000m15  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Four Continents Championships 5000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Dordrecht 500m1  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1500m1  
    2019/2020 Dresden 5000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Almaty 2000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m2  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 1500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Dordrecht 1500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagoya 1500m2  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagoya 5000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Dordrecht 2000m Relay2  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m3  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 2000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 World Cup Montreal, QC 2000m Relay3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1000m3  
    2018/2019 Almaty 1500m3  
    2019/2020 World Cup Montreal, QC 1500m3  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 5000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m4  
    2018/2019 Almaty 5000m Relay4  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m7  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m7  
    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  
    2018/2019 Calgary, AB 500m15  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1000m17  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1000m20  
    2018/2019 Dresden 1500m21  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m30