Kim So-hee (speed skater)

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Kim So-hee
Medal record
Women's short track speed skating
Representing  South Korea
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1994 Lillehammer 3000m relay
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Lillehammer 1000m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1992 Denver Overall
Silver medal – second place 1994 Guildford Overall
Asian Winter Games
Gold medal – first place 1990 Sapporo 1500 m
Silver medal – second place 1990 Sapporo 3000 m relay
Silver medal – second place 1996 Harbin 3000 m relay

Kim So-Hee (Hangul: 김소희, Hanja: 金昭希) (born September 16, 1976 in Daegu) is a retired female South Korean short track speed skater who competed in the 1992 Winter Olympics and in the 1994 Winter Olympics. She won one Gold medal and one Bronze medal from the Olympics. She is the 1992 Overall World Champion for Short-track speed skating, and is the first Woman from South Korea to have become one.

In 1992 she finished ninth in the 500 m competition.

Two years later she was a member of the Korean relay team which won the gold medal in the 3000 m relay event. In the 1000 m discipline she won the bronze medal and in the 500 m competition she finished fifth.

Kim retired soon after 1997 Winter Universiade, where she won Gold medal for 1000m Short-track speed skating.

External links[edit]

  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Kim So-hee". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.