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Lee Min-Hye (October 11, 1985 – November 12, 2018) was a South Korean professional racing cyclist. Lee represented her country at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, finishing 19th in the points race.[2] She achieved great success in a major international road racing competition at the 2010 Asian Games Individual Time Trial event by winning the gold medal in the 35.6 km course in the time of 49 minutes and 38.35 seconds.[3] She also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in the women's omnium, finishing in 15th place.[4]

Lee Min-hye
Personal information
Full nameLee Min-hye
Born(1985-10-11)October 11, 1985
 South Korea
DiedNovember 12, 2018(2018-11-12) (aged 33)
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)[1]
Weight60 kg (132 lb; 9 st 6 lb)[1]
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
2008Team Specialized Designs For Women

Contents

PalmarèsEdit

2003
3rd Scratch, UCI Track Cycling World Championships, Juniors
2006
2nd Time trial, Asian Cycling Championships
3rd Road race, Asian Cycling Championships
3rd Time trial, Asian Games, Doha (QAT)
1st Pursuit, Asian Games, Track, Doha (QAT)
2nd Points race, Asian Games, Track, Doha (QAT)
2007
2nd Berner Rundfahrt (b) (SUI)
1st GP Rund um Visp (SUI)
2nd Time trial, Asian Cycling Championships, (THA)
2008
2nd Points race, 2007–2008 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics, Los Angeles (USA)
2010
1st Time Trial, Asian Games, Guangzhou (CHN)
2014
Asian Track Championships
3rd   Omnium
3rd   Team Pursuit (with Lee Ju-mi, Na Ah-reum and Yu-ri Kim)
3rd   Team Pursuit, Asian Games (with Lee Chaek-Yung, Lee Ju-mi, Na Ah-reum, Son Hee-jung and Yu-ri Kim)

DeathEdit

Lee Min-hye died on November 12, 2018 of leukemia.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Athlete Biography: LEE Minhye". Beijing Olympics official website.
  2. ^ "points race women results - Cycling Track - Beijing 2008 Olympics". www.olympic.org. Retrieved 2016-01-02.
  3. ^ http://velonews.competitor.com/2010/11/news/south-korea-scores-double-win-in-asian-games-time-trials_150358
  4. ^ "Omnium women results - Cycling Track - London Olympics". www.olympic.org. Retrieved 2016-01-02.

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