Honorary Ambassadors

LEE Sang-hwa

Speed Skater
Olympic Speed Skating Champion

LEE Sang-hwa Photos

In Her Own Words

"I will do my best to give joy and inspiration to the Olympic fans all over the world as an Honorary Ambassador for PyeongChang 2018."

Appointed Date



- Won two gold medals in speed skating: Sochi 2014 and Vancouver 2010
- Achieved three wins at the ISU World Championships (2016, 2013, 2010)
- Won 2014 Top National Sports Award at the 60th Korean Olympic Committee Awards
- Won 2011 Korean Olympic Committee President's Award
- Current world record holder in women's 500m (36.36 seconds)
- Broke the world record five times