Ri Song-chol

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Ri Song-chol
Personal information
Country represented North Korea
Born (1986-08-01) August 1, 1986 (age 30)
Pyongyang, North Korea
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Coach Jon Il-gyu
Paek Un-yong
Choreographer Oh Ae-ryon
Ri Pom-sok
Skating club Pyongchol Club
Began skating 1994
Retired 2011
ISU personal best scores
Combined total 133.25
2004 JGP China
Short program 56.60
2010 Winter Olympics
Free skate 92.64
2004 JGP China
Ri Song-chol
Chosŏn'gŭl 리성철
Revised Romanization I Seongcheol
McCune–Reischauer Ri Sŏngch'ŏl

Ri Song-chol (born August 1, 1986 in Pyongyang, North Korea) is a North Korean former competitive figure skater. He is the 2008 Asian Figure Skating Trophy champion and a five-time North Korean national champion (2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010). He competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.[1]


Season Short program Free skating
  • Whistle Wind
    by I. T. Kim

Competitive highlights[edit]

JGP: Junior Grand Prix

Event 00–01 02–03 03–04 04–05 05–06 06–07 07–08 08–09 09–10 10–11
Winter Olympics 25th
Nebelhorn Trophy 11th
Asian Games 9th 6th 8th
Asian Trophy 1st
Ice Challenge 6th
International: Junior
JGP China 8th
JGP Serbia 3rd
Triglav Trophy 2nd J
North Korea 4th 1st 2nd 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st


  1. ^ "Song Chol Ri". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on December 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Song Chol RI: 2009/2010". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on January 3, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Competition Results: Song Chol RI". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 6, 2016. 

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