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Jeon I-Gyeong

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 4
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 5
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameJeon•I-Gyeong
Used nameJeon•I-Gyeong
Name orderOriental
Original name전•이경
Other namesChun Lee-Kyung
Born6 January 1976 in ?, Gyeongsangbuk (KOR)
Measurements163 cm / 54 kg
AffiliationsYonsei University, Seoul (KOR)
NOC Republic of Korea

Biography

In the relatively new Olympic sport of short-track speed skating, Chun Lee-Kyung has been the second most successful female Olympian to date. She competed in both 1994 and 1998, winning the 1,000 metres at both Olympics, and skating on the winning relay team both times, to earn her four gold medals. To that she added a bronze in the 500 metres in 1998. Chun was also a three-time World Champion, in 1995-1997.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Winter Olympics Short Track Speed Skating (Skating) KOR Jeon I-Gyeong
500 metres, Women (Olympic) 12
1994 Winter Olympics Short Track Speed Skating (Skating) KOR Jeon I-Gyeong
500 metres, Women (Olympic) 15
1,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold
3,000 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Republic of Korea 1 Gold
1998 Winter Olympics Short Track Speed Skating (Skating) KOR Jeon I-Gyeong
500 metres, Women (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1,000 metres, Women (Olympic) 1 Gold
3,000 metres Relay, Women (Olympic) Republic of Korea 1 Gold

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1994 Winter Olympics 22 February 1994 Short Track Speed Skating (Skating) 3,000 metres Relay, Women Final Round, A Final 4:26.64 1
1994 Winter Olympics 26 February 1994 Short Track Speed Skating (Skating) 1,000 metres, Women Final Round, A Final 1:36.87 1
1998 Winter Olympics 17 February 1998 Short Track Speed Skating (Skating) 3,000 metres Relay, Women Semi-Finals, Heat Two 4:21.510 1
1998 Winter Olympics 17 February 1998 Short Track Speed Skating (Skating) 3,000 metres Relay, Women Final Round, A Final 4:16.260 WR 1

Special Notes