Cho Ha-ri

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Cho Ha-Ri
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Cho Ha-Ri in 2013
Personal information
Born (1986-07-29) July 29, 1986 (age 27)
Seoul, South Korea
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb; 8.5 st)
Sport
Country  South Korea
Sport Speed skating
Club Goyang City Hall
Achievements and titles
World finals 2011 Overall
This is a Korean name; the family name is Cho.

Cho Ha-Ri (Hangul: 조해리, Hanja: 趙海利) (born 29 July 1986) is a short track speed skater who competes for South Korea. She is the 2011 Overall World Champion.

Career[edit]

At the 2010 Winter Olympics, Cho finished 4th in the women's 1000 metres and 5th in the 1500 metres. Later that same season, she placed third in the standings for the overall title at the 2010 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships, capturing silver in the 1000 m and 3000 m races, and third in the 1500 m.

At the 2011 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships, Cho won the overall World Championship title, winning the 1000 m and 3000 m races, and finished third in the 1500 m race to capture the overall title.[1] In the following week, Cho helped Korea to win the 2011 World Team Championships (last one to be scheduled into foreseeable future) held in Warsaw.She was part of the Short Track Speed Skating team in the '3000m relay' that won a gold medal in the 2014 Winter Olympics.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Short trackers win titles at world championships". The Korea Times. 2011-03-14. Retrieved 2011-03-14.