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Kim Dong Wook

Korea

SportShort Track
FederationIDSTKOR12304199301
NOCKorea
Born23 Apr 1993 in Yeosu 
GenderMen
ResidenceIncheon, KOR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesKorean
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 40.097 03 Nov 2019 Salt Lake City, UT  
    1000m 1:25.112 16 Feb 2020 Dordrecht  
    1500m 2:14.521 09 Feb 2020 Dresden  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamSports Toto: Incheon, KOR  
Reason for choosing this sportHe enjoys sport and wanted to become an athlete. He chose speed skating over roller speed skating.  
Name of coachShin Woo-Cheol [club], KOR; Jang Kwon-Ok [national], KOR  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport competitively in grade four of primary school in Daegu, Republic of Korea.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis first coach. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Hero / IdolRussian short track skater Victor An. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
InjuriesHe fractured his ankle and injured ligaments while he was in grade 11 of high school. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing second in the 1500m at the 2019 World Cup event in Salt Lake City, UT, United States of America. (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Effort won't betray you." (Athlete, 05 Dec 2019)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagoya 1500m1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagoya 2000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 Dresden 5000m Relay1  
    2019/2020 World Cup Montreal, QC 5000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 5000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Dordrecht 1000m2  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 1500m2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Nagoya 5000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 World Cup Dordrecht 2000m Relay2  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 2000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 5000m Relay3  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1500m4  
    2019/2020 Salt Lake City, UT 500m4  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1500m5  
    2019/2020 Dresden 2000m Relay5  
    2019/2020 Dresden 1000m6  
    2019/2020 World Cup 1000m7  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 500m8  
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m13  
    2019/2020 Shanghai 1000m20