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Lee Sang-hwa

Lee Sang-hwa

Lee Sang-hwa is a South Korean long track speed skater who specialises in the sprint distances. She is a two-time Olympic champion in 500 metres and the 2010 world sprint champion. She is the current world record holder in women's 500 metres with the time of 36.36 seconds set in Salt Lake City on 16 November 2013, and also holds the South Korean record on 1000 metres. She has also won three World Championships medals in 500 metres, and has placed in the top three in World Cup events four times in this distance. Her first World Cup victory, however, came on the non-Olympic distance 100 metres. On the 1000 metres, however, she has never placed higher than fifth in international events. ... more on Wikipedia

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