Athlete Profile - KIM Min Seok

KIM Min Seok
Birth Date:  14 Jun 1999
Age:  18
Gender:   Men
Height (cm):  178
Weight (Kg):  68

KIM Min Seok - Schedule

Schedule
Start Time Event Status
Tue, 13 Feb 20:00
Men's 1,500m
Finished
Sun, 18 Feb 20:00
Men's Team Pursuit Quarterfinals
Finished
Wed, 21 Feb 20:22
Men's Team Pursuit Semifinal 1
Republic of Korea
3:38.82
New Zealand
3:39.53
Finished
Wed, 21 Feb 22:17
Men's Team Pursuit Final A
Republic of Korea
3:38.52
Norway
3:37.32
Finished

Biographical Information

Highlights Winter Youth Olympic Games
YearLocation500m1,500mMS 12 laps
2016Lillehammer, NOR5th (74.22)1st (1:51.35)1st (30)

World Single Distances Championships
YearLocation1,500mMS 16 lapsTeam Pursuit
2017Gangneung, KOR5th (1:46.05)21st (0)DNF

World Cup Rankings overview - All rankings from 2014/2015, top three for earlier seasons
YearOverall1,500m5,000/10,000mMS 16 laps
2017/20183314--
2016/2017-16-20
2015/2016--46-
2014/2015-23--

World Cup overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015
Year1,500mMS 16 lapsTeam Pursuit
2017/20181 x 4th-1 x 1st
2016/20171 x 6th2 x 12th1 x 2nd
2015/2016--2 x 4th
2014/20151 x 16th--

World Cup - Ten best performances in current season
RankYearEventLocationResult
12017/2018Team PursuitHeerenveen, NED3:40.20
42017/20181,500mStavanger, NOR1:45.43
72017/2018Team PursuitSalt Lake City, UT, USA3:40.96
72017/2018Team PursuitCalgary, AB, CAN3:42.01
102017/20181,500mCalgary, AB, CAN1:43.49
202017/20181,500mSalt Lake City, UT, USA1:45.42

Asian Winter Games
YearLocation1,500mMS 16 lapsTeam Pursuit
2017Obihiro, JPN1st (1:46.26)3rd (22)1st (3:44.32)

World Junior Championships
YearLocation500m1,000m1,500m5,000mMS 10 lapsTeam PursuitTSPMCSmall Combination
2016Changchun, CHN23rd (37.03)2nd (1:10.98)1st (1:48.46)2nd (6:35.20)1st (30)1st (3:54.47)DNF2nd (148.193)-
2015Warsaw, POL17th (38.14)5th (1:13.91)2nd (1:53.26)5th (6:54.80)DSQ2nd (4:02.46)1st (1:24.22)2nd (154.328)-
2014Bjugn, NOR--4th (1:53.24)5th (6:51.86)-1st (4:01.42)--5th (156.415)


Legend
MS - Mass Start, TSP - Team Sprint, MC - Mini Combination, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DSQ - Disqualified
Occupation Student
Languages spoken Korean
Coach Baek Chul-Gi [national], KOR; Lee Jun-Su, KOR, from 2007 (kwnews.co.kr, 10 Aug 2017; Athlete, 11 Nov 2017, 09 Feb 2017)
Other sports He competed in national short track tournaments during the 2012/13 season. (ohmynews.com, 17 Mar 2013)
National team 2014 (yonhapnews.co.kr, 30 Oct 2014)
Start He began skating at age eight in Anyang, Republic of Korea. He concentrated on speed skating from year three at primary school. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2017; yonhapnews.co.kr, 30 Oct 2014)
Reason The coach who discovered his talent encouraged him to become a skater. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2017; ohmynews.com, 17 Mar 2013)
Ambition To win a gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games. (news.chosun.com, 16 Apr 2017)
Memorable Achievement Winning gold in the 1500m at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)
Hero Korean speed skater Lee Seung-Hoon, Dutch speed skater Sven Kramer. (gonggam.korea.kr, 28 May 2017; yonhapnews.co.kr, 30 Oct 2014)
Influence His parents. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)
Philosophy "No regrets." (Athlete, 11 Nov 2017)
Awards He was named Best Athlete at the 2017 National Winter Games in the Republic of Korea. (hani.co.kr, 12 Feb 2017)

He received the Best Performance Award at the 2013 Gyeonggi Province Sports Awards Ceremony in the Republic of Korea. (joongboo.com, 06 Dec 2013)
Social Media

Legend

: This event is Live
: Gold
: Silver
: Bronze
: Gold Medal Event
: Bronze Medal Event
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