Choi Eun-kyung

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For the South Korean field hockey player, see Choi Eun-Kyung (field hockey).
This is a Korean name; the family name is Choi.
Choi Eun-Kyung (최은경)
Personal information
Born (1984-12-26) December 26, 1984 (age 30)
Daegu, South Korea
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb; 9.8 st)
Sport
Country  South Korea
Sport Speed skating

Choi Eun-Kyung (Hangul: 최은경, Hanja: 崔恩景, born December 26, 1984) is a South Korean short track speed skater. She is a double Olympic Champion in relays and a two-time Overall World Champion for 2003 and 2004.

Biography[edit]

At the 2002 Winter Olympics, Choi won a silver medal in the 1500m and was a member of gold medal-winning relay team in 3000m relay. She was the World record holder for 1500m at the time.

Choi's career heights came between 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics. She was the Overall World Champion in 2003 and in 2004. She also won the Overall World Cup title for 2003-2004 season.

At the 2006 Winter Olympics she equalled her achievements from the previous Olympics, winning a silver medal in the 1500 m and won gold in the 3000 m relay. She was disqualified in the finals of the 1000 m.

See also[edit]

Personal records
Women's short track speed skating
Distance Time Date Location Notes
500 m 44.496 2003-10-24 Marquette, Michigan
1000 m 1:31.052 2005-11-13 Bormio
1500 m 2:20.978 2005-03-11 Beijing

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