All posts tagged "lee sang-hwa"

  • Speed skaters Mo Tae-bum, left, and Lee Sang-hwa are among the Korean athletes favored to win medals at the Sochi Winter Olympics. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea to host sprint speed skating worlds without two best skaters

    By Yoo Jee-ho SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea will be without its two Olympic champions when it hosts speed skating’s premier sprint competition this weekend. The International Skating Union (ISU) World Sprint Speed Skating Championships will be...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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    Olympic speed skating champion Lee Sang-hwa loses nat’l team eligibility

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Olympic speed skating champion Lee Sang-hwa, who recently lost her national team eligibility after skipping a national competition, pleaded for a reprieve to no avail on Tuesday. Lee, the two-time reigning Olympic gold medalist...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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Shim Suk-hee
    S. Korean skaters dominate World Cup

    By Kwon Ji-youn Triple Olympic medalist Shim Suk-hee, 17, won gold in the 1000m event at the International Skating Union (ISU) Short-track World Cup, Monday, adding to her Salt Lake City medal haul. Shim crossed the finish...

    • Posted November 17, 2014
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    Power of Korean Women

    (PHOTO NEWS) A picture from the Facebook page of South Korea’s speed skaing gold medalist Lee Sang-hwa (far right) shows figure skater queen Kim Yu-na (center in foreground) along with other athletes in Sochi, Russia. Lee wrote...

    • Posted February 25, 2014
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    Sochi Winter Olympics ends with host on top

    S. Korea finishes with 3 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea resort town of Sochi drew to a conclusion on Sunday, with the host Russia back on top. The...

    • Posted February 24, 2014
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  • No one paid much attention to Park Seung-hi,  but she came through big time for Korea. (Yonhap)
    Double Park for Gold

    All the talk in Korea was about Kim Yuna, Lee Sang-hwa, and Shim Suk-hee,  but it’s Park Seung-hi who delivered three medals for Korea, including two gold By Lee Kyutae To say Park Seung-hi has been flying...

    • Posted February 22, 2014
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  • Six-time Olympian Lee Kyou-hyuk started out well in 1,000 meter race, but could not maintain that pace. (Yonhap)

    Speed skaters struggle, curlers lose  Korea’s medal count stays at one in Sochi It was another unproductive day at the Sochi Winter Olympics for South Korea as a speed skating medal hopeful struggled on ice and the...

    • Posted February 12, 2014
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