Cho Ha-ri

Cho Ha-Ri (Hangul: 조해리, Hanja: 趙海利, Korean pronunciation: [tɕo.ɦɛ̝.ɾi]; born 29 July 1986) is a short track speed skater who competes for South Korea. She is the 2011 Overall World Champion.

Cho Ha-Ri
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Cho Ha-Ri in 2014
Personal information
Born (1986-07-29) July 29, 1986 (age 34)
Seoul, South Korea
Height1.67 m (5 ft 5+12 in)
Weight54 kg (119 lb; 8.5 st)
Sport
Country South Korea
SportShort track speed skating
ClubGoyang City Hall
Achievements and titles
World finals2011 Overall
Medal record
Women's short track speed skating
Representing  South Korea
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Olympic Games 1 0 0
World Championships 6 2 5
World Team Championships 4 0 0
Asian Games 2 3 1
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sochi 3000 m relay
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2004 Gothenburg 3000 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2010 Sofia 3000 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2011 Sheffield Overall
Gold medal – first place 2011 Sheffield 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2011 Sheffield 3000 m
Gold medal – first place 2012 Shanghai 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2010 Sofia 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2010 Sofia 3000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Warsaw 3000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Sofia Overall
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Sofia 1500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Sheffield 1500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Shanghai 3000 m Relay
World Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Sofia Team
Gold medal – first place 2004 St. Petersberg Team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Bormio Team
Gold medal – first place 2011 Warsaw Team
Winter Universiade
Silver medal – second place 2007 Turin 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2007 Turin 1500 m
Asian Winter Games
Gold medal – first place 2003 Aomori 3000 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2011 Astana-Almaty 1500 m
Silver medal – second place 2003 Aomori 1500 m
Silver medal – second place 2011 Astana-Almaty 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2011 Astana-Almaty 3000 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Aomori 1000 m
World Junior Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Chuncheon Overall

CareerEdit

At the 2010 Winter Olympics, Cho finished 4th in the women's 1000 metres and 5th in the 1500 metres. Later that same season, she placed third in the standings for the overall title at the 2010 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships, capturing silver in the 1000 m and 3000 m races, and third in the 1500 m.

At the 2011 World Short Track Speed Skating Championships, Cho won the overall World Championship title, winning the 1000 m and 3000 m races, and finished third in the 1500 m race to capture the overall title.[1] In the following week, Cho helped Korea to win the 2011 World Team Championships (last one to be scheduled into foreseeable future) held in Warsaw.She was part of the Short Track Speed Skating team in the '3000m relay' that won a gold medal in the 2014 Winter Olympics.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Short trackers win titles at world championships". The Korea Times. 2011-03-14. Retrieved 2011-03-14.