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Ri Ji Ryon

DPR Korea

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTPRK20310199401
NOCDPR Korea
Born03 Oct 1994 in Pyongyang 
GenderWomen
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesKorean
Higher educationPhysical Education - Pyongyang University of Physical Education: DPR Korea
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 46.575 10 Feb 2019 Turin  
    1500m 2:34.773 08 Feb 2019 Turin  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamDaeseongsan Sports Club: Pyongyang, PRK  
Reason for choosing this sportHer father took her to an ice rink.  
Name of coachKim Chun Sam, PRK, from 2017  
When and where did you begin this sport?She began the sport at age seven.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHer parents. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolHer mother. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold at the 2013 World Development Trophy in Singapore. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"If you make up your mind firmly, there will be nothing you can't do." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 Shanghai 2000m Relay12  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m25  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m34  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m80  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m84  
    2018/2019 World Cup 1500m88  
    2018/2019 World Cup 500m100