All posts tagged "mo tae-bum"

  • 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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  • 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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  • Mo Tae-bum was left scratching his lead after his fourth place finish at Sochi. (Yonhap)
    Speed Bumps

    S. Korea still seeking medal after three days in Sochi South Korea remained without a medal after the third day of competition at the Sochi Winter Olympics, as short trackers and speed skaters fell short of expectations....

    • Posted February 10, 2014
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