Chuen-Gun Lee

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Chuen-Gun Lee
Personal information
Full name Chuen-Gun Lee
Country represented  South Korea
 United States
Born (1980-10-26) October 26, 1980 (age 36)
Seoul
Height 178 cm (5.84 ft)
Former partner Kate Slattery (USA)
Yang Tae-hwa (KOR)
Former coach Gennady Karponosov
Natalia Linichuk
Vitaly Popkov
Ryu Jong-hyun
Former choreographer Natalia Linichuk
Lia Travatty
Retired 2007
This is a Korean name; the family name is Lee.

Chuen-Gun "C.G." Lee (이천군) (born October 26, 1980 in Seoul, South Korea) is a South Korean ice dancer who competed internationally for the United States. He competed for South Korea with Yang Tae-hwa. The two competed together from 1996 to 2002, placing 24th at the 2002 Winter Olympics. They were the first ice dancers from South Korea to compete in the Olympics.[1]

Lee and Yang trained in the United States. Following that partnership, Lee partnered with American Kate Slattery, with whom he competed internationally for the United States. They were coached by Gennady Karponosov, Natalia Linichuk, and Vitaly Popkov. They announced their split on March 28, 2007.[2] Lee now works as a wonderful coach, with both: couples competing at Nationals, and adult learners.

Competitive highlights[edit]

For the United States[edit]

(with Kate Slattery for the United States)

Event 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07
Bofrost Cup on Ice 7th
Nebelhorn Trophy 8th
U.S. Championships 7th WD 11th
Eastern Sectionals 2nd 2nd 2nd
  • WD = Withdrew

For South Korea[edit]

(with Yang for South Korea)

Event 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02
Winter Olympic Games 24th
World Championships 31st 31st 23rd
Four Continents Championships 7th
World Junior Championships 23rd 25th 21st 28th 20th
Asian Winter Games 3rd
Winter Universiade 12th
Golden Spin of Zagreb 9th
Junior Grand Prix, Japan 9th
Junior Grand Prix, Norway 15th
South Korean Championships 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chuen-Gun Lee Joins Kate Slattery to Pursue Figure Skating Dream - Figure Skating News
  2. ^ Welcome to U.S. Figure Skating

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