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South Korean Short Track Speed Skaters: Ahn Hyun-Soo, an Sang-Mi, Byun Chun-Sa, Chae Ji-Hoon, Choi Eun-Kyung, Choi Ji-Hyun, Choi Jung-Won, Choi Min-Ky

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Ko Gi-Hyun, Ahn Hyun-Soo, Lee Seung-Hoon, Lee Jung-Su, Sung Si-Bak, Lee Ho-Suk, Kim Yoon-Mi, Park Hye-Won, Jin Sun-Yu, Kim Min-Jung, Kim Dong-Sung, Chun Lee-Kyung, Choi Eun-Kyung, Park Seung-Hi, Choi Min-Kyung, Lee Joon-Ho, Kwak Yoon-Gy, Kim Ki-Hoon, Oh Se-Jong, Lee Eun-Byul, Chae Ji-Hoon, an Sang-Mi, Min Ryoung, Won Hye-Kyung, ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Ko Gi-Hyun, Ahn Hyun-Soo, Lee Seung-Hoon, Lee Jung-Su, Sung Si-Bak, Lee Ho-Suk, Kim Yoon-Mi, Park Hye-Won, Jin Sun-Yu, Kim Min-Jung, Kim Dong-Sung, Chun Lee-Kyung, Choi Eun-Kyung, Park Seung-Hi, Choi Min-Kyung, Lee Joon-Ho, Kwak Yoon-Gy, Kim Ki-Hoon, Oh Se-Jong, Lee Eun-Byul, Chae Ji-Hoon, an Sang-Mi, Min Ryoung, Won Hye-Kyung, Jung Eun-Ju, Kang Yun-Mi, Lee Jun-Hwan, Kim Seoung-Il, Song Suk-Woo, Joo Min-Jin, Mo Ji-Soo, Byun Chun-Sa, Song Kyung-Taek, Cho Ha-Ri, Noh Ah-Reum, Lee Ho-Eung, Kim So-Hee, Kim Min-Jee, Jeon Da-Hye, Seo Ho-Jin, Song Jae-Kun, Lee Han-Bin, Kim Yun-Jae. Excerpt: Ahn Hyun-Soo (, born November 23, 1985 in Seoul ) is a Short track speed skating athlete from South Korea and is a three-time gold-medalist in the Winter Olympics .Ahn has won four Olympic medals in his career; he is one of only two Koreans to ever win three gold medals in one Olympics, and is the first Korean man to win at least three. Ahn is the first five-time world champion, having won five consecutive overall titles from 2003 to 2007. Early life Ahn first began skating in elementary school. The first time he watched the sport on television was during the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer where one of his heroes, Chae Ji-Hoon , took gold in the 500 m and silver in the 1000 m for South Korea. His coach, Kim Ki-Hoon , was the Olympic double gold medalist who scouted Ahn and continues to train him. He trains ten hours every day from techniques, speed, and endurance to video analysis.Olympic history He participated in the 2002 Winter Olympics at Salt Lake City , making the finals of the 1000 meter short course event but returned home without a medal after a controversial fall involving Apolo Ohno , Li Jiajun and Mathieu Turcotte allowed Australian Steve Bradbury to sweep the gold medal.In the 2006...

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  • ISBN-13: 9781156754535
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/23/2010
  • Pages: 24
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.05 (d)

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