Ri Kyong-chol

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Ri Kyong-chol
Chosŏn'gŭl 리경철
Revised Romanization I Gyeongcheol
McCune–Reischauer Ri Kyŏngch'ŏl
This is a Korean name; the family name is Ri.

Ri Kyong-chol (born 8 March 1979) is a North Korean long-distance runner who specializes in the marathon. His personal best time is 2:11:36 hours, achieved at the 2005 Pyongyang Marathon.[1]

He finished 32nd at the 2005 World Championships.[1] He also finished fourteenth in the half marathon at the 2003 Summer Universiade,[2] ninth at the 2006 Asian Games and won the 2005 and 2006 Pyongyang Marathon.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  North Korea
2003 Universiade Daegu, South Korea 14th Half marathon 1:07:05
2005 Pyongyang Marathon Pyongyang, North Korea 1st Marathon 2:11:36
2006 Pyongyang Marathon Pyongyang, North Korea 1st Marathon 2:13:15

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ri Kyong-chol profile at IAAF
  2. ^ "Summer Universiade Daegu 2003, Results". FISU. Retrieved 13 May 2009.