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Song Jae-Geun

Full name: Song Jae-Geun
Original name: 송 재근
Other name(s): Song Jae-Kun
Gender: Male
Born: February 15, 1974
Country: KOR South Korea
Sport: Short Track Speed Skating

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Song Jae-Geun was the least heralded member of the South Korean team that won the gold medal in the 5,000 m relay at the 1992 Winter Games. Team mates Lee Jun-Ho and Kim Gi-Hun earned individual Olympic medals, while Mo Ji-Su placed second at that year's World Championships. Song would claim his major individual success in 1995, when he shared the overall third place in the World Championships. Earlier, he had won a world title with the Korean team (1992), earning silver in 1991 and 1995. After his active career, Song worked as a short track coach, working his way up to coach the Korean national team in 2005.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 17 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating Men's 1,000 metres South Korea KOR 20
1992 Winter 17 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating Men's 5,000 metres Relay South Korea KOR 1 Gold

Men's 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS BT T
1992 Winter 17 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating South Korea Final Standings 20 2 1:37.86
1992 Winter 17 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating South Korea Round One Heat Six 3 2 1:37.86

Men's 5,000 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1992 Winter 17 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating South Korea KOR Final Standings 1
1992 Winter 17 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating South Korea KOR Final Round A Final 1
1992 Winter 17 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating South Korea KOR Semi-Finals Heat One 1
1992 Winter 17 Albertville Short Track Speed Skating South Korea KOR Round One Heat One 1
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