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Kim Taesung

Republic of Korea

SportShort Track
NOCRepublic of Korea
Born13 Oct 2001 in Seoul 
ResidenceSeoul, KOR
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 39.886 11 Dec 2022 Almaty  
    1000m 1:24.001 04 Feb 2023 Dresden  
    1500m 2:12.535 09 Dec 2022 Almaty  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    500m 1      
    1000m   1    
    1500m 1      
    3000m Relay 1      
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamDankook University: Republic of Korea  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the men's 500m at the 2022 World Cup event in Almaty, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Most influential person in careerHis mother. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Hero / IdolHis mother. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
AmbitionsTo win a gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2012 in the Republic of Korea.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"Become a big star." (Athlete, 10 Feb 2023)  
Social Media
Social Media  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 1500m1  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 500m1  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay1  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1000m2  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 3000m Relay14  
    2019/2020 World Junior Championships 1000m18  
    2018/2019 World Junior Championships 1500m19  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2022/2023 Dordrecht 5000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 5000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m1  
    2023/2024 Dresden 5000m Relay1  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Almaty 5000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay2  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 5000m Relay2  
    2022/2023 Montreal, QC 1000m3  
    2022/2023 Almaty 1500m3  
    2022/2023 Dresden 1000m4  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m4  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1000m5  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification Overall5  
    2022/2023 Dresden 500m5  
    2022/2023 Dresden 5000m Relay8  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m9  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 500m11  
    2023/2024 Dresden 500m13  
    2023/2024 Gdansk 500m17  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification 500m21  
    2022/2023 Salt Lake City, UT 500m22  
    2022/2023 World Cup Classification 1500m27  
    2023/2024 Dresden 1500m33  
    2022/2023 Almaty 500m42  
    2023/2024 World Cup Classification Overall48