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Ryom Tae-ok (born February 2, 1999) is a North Korean pair skater. With her skating partner, Kim Ju-sik, she is the 2018 Four Continents bronze medalist, the 2017 Asian Winter Games bronze medalist,[1][2] 2016 Cup of Tyrol bronze medalist, and 2016 Asian Open Trophy champion.

Ryom Tae-ok
Ryom Tae-ok and Kim Ju-sik at Worlds 2017 (1).jpg
Ryom and Kim in 2017
Personal information
Native name
Alternative namesRyeom Dae-ok
Country represented North Korea
Born (1999-02-02) February 2, 1999 (age 20)
Pyongyang, North Korea
Home townPyongyang, North Korea
Height1.51 m (4 ft 11 12 in)
PartnerKim Ju-sik
Former partnerO Chang-gon
Kim Mun-song
CoachKim Hyon-son
ChoreographerJulie Marcotte
Skating clubTaesongsan SC
Training locationsPyongyang
Began skating2008
ISU personal best scores
Combined total187.95
2018 Internationaux de France
Short program67.18
2018 Internationaux de France
Free skate120.77
2018 Internationaux de France
Ryom Tae-ok
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationRyeom Daeok
McCune–ReischauerRyŏm Taeok

Ryom and Kim were the first North Korean figure skaters to win a medal at an ISU event.

Kim Hyon-son coaches the pair in Pyongyang.[3]

ProgramsEdit

(with Kim Ju-sik)

Season Short program Free skating Exhibition
2019–2020
[4]
  • We Will Never Forget
    by Om Ha Jin
    performed by the National Symphonic Orchestra
    choreo. by Julie Marcotte

  • Fly High, Doves
    by Choe Hong Nam
    choreo. by Julie Marcotte
2018–2019
  • Je suis qu'une chanson
    by Diane Justler, performed by Ginette Reno
    choreo. by Julie Marcotte
2017–2018
[5]
  • A Day in the Life
    by The Beatles
  • Je suis qu'une chanson
    by Diane Justler, performed by Ginette Reno
    choreo. by Julie Marcotte
  • Bangabsumnida (Nice to Meet You)[6]
2016–2017
[3]
  • A Day in the Life
    by The Beatles
2015–2016
[7]
  • Salute to Love
    by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovski
  • The Prince and the Sugarplum Fairy
    (from The Nutcracker)
    by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Competitive highlightsEdit

GP: Grand Prix; CS: Challenger Series

With Kim Ju-sikEdit

International[8]
Event 15–16 16–17 17–18 18–19 19–20
Olympics 13th
Worlds 15th 12th 11th
Four Continents 7th 3rd
GP Cup of China 5th
GP Finland 5th
GP France 4th WD
CS Ice Challenge 5th
CS Nebelhorn 6th 3rd
Asian Games 3rd
Asian Open 1st 2nd
Cup of Tyrol 3rd
TBD = Assigned; WD = Withdrew

With Kim Mun-songEdit

National[9]
Event 13–14
North Korean Champ. 3rd

With O Chang-gonEdit

National[10]
Event 09–10 11–12 12–13
North Korean Champ. 5th 3rd 1st

Detailed resultsEdit

With Kim Ju-sikEdit

 
Ryom and Kim at the exhibition gala at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Small medals for short and free programs awarded only at ISU Championships.

2019–20 season
Date Event SP FS Total
November 8-10, 2019 2019 Cup of China 8
60.50
4
119.05
5
179.55
November 25–28, 2019 2019 CS Nebelhorn Trophy 4
66.91
5
116.61
3
183.02
2018–19 season
Date Event SP FS Total
March 18-24, 2019 2019 World Championships 13
58.77
10
116.54
11
175.31
November 23–25, 2018 2018 Internationaux de France 2
67.18
4
120.77
4
187.95
November 2–4, 2018 2018 Grand Prix of Helsinki 5
56.87
4
117.37
5
174.24
August 1–5, 2018 2018 CS Asian Open Trophy 2
60.40
2
112.80
2
173.20
2017–18 season
Date Event SP FS Total
March 19–25, 2018 2018 World Championships 12
66.32
12
122.45
12
188.77
February 14–23, 2018 2018 Winter Olympics 11
69.40
12
124.23
13
193.63
January 22–28, 2018 2018 Four Continents Championships 4
65.25
3
119.73
3
184.98
September 28–30, 2017 2017 CS Nebelhorn Trophy 5
60.09
6
119.90
6
180.09
August 10–13, 2017 Championnats québécois d'été 2017 2
67.38
2
113.62
2
181.00
2016–2017 season
Date Event SP FS Total
March 27–April 2, 2017 2017 World Championships 14
64.52
15
105.13
15
169.65
February 19–26, 2017 2017 Asian Winter Games 3
65.22
3
112.18
3
177.40
August 4–7, 2016 2016 Asian Open Trophy 2
51.16
1
92.99
1
144.15
2015–16 season
Date Event SP FS Total
March 9–13, 2016 2016 Cup of Tyrol 3
53.64
3
106.39
3
160.03
February 16–21, 2016 2016 Four Continents Championships 8
53.83
7
103.41
7
157.24
October 27–31, 2015 2015 CS Ice Challenge 5
44.16
5
88.02
5
132.18
  • ISU Personal best highlighted in bold.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Armstrong, Jim (February 25, 2017). "North Korea wins first medal at Asian Winter Games". Associated Press. Yahoo Sports. Archived from the original on March 3, 2017.
  2. ^ Zaccardi, Nick (February 27, 2017). "North Korea could qualify for PyeongChang Olympics in pairs figure skating". NBC Sports. Archived from the original on March 3, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Tae Ok RYOM / Ju Sik KIM: 2016/2017". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 3, 2017.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  4. ^ "Tae Ok RYOM / Ju Sik KIM: 2019/2020". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on September 27, 2019.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  5. ^ "Tae Ok RYOM / Ju Sik KIM: 2017/2018". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 22, 2019.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  6. ^ AbsoluteSkating [@absoluteskating] (February 24, 2018). "#PyeongChang2018 #FigureSkating Olympic gala timing and music selections" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  7. ^ "Tae Ok RYOM / Ju Sik KIM: 2015/2016". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on May 27, 2016.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  8. ^ "Competition Results: Tae Ok RYOM / Ju Sik KIM". International Skating Union.
  9. ^ "Competition Results: Tae Ok RYOM / Mun Song KIM". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 3, 2017.
  10. ^ "Competition Results: Tae Ok RYOM / Chang Gon O". International Skating Union. Archived from the original on March 3, 2017.

External linksEdit