Who’s Lee Sang-hwa?
The History of HockeyLee Sang-hwa is a South Korean speed skater that specializes in the sprint areas. She’s a two-time Olympic winner in 500 m (2010 and 2014) and the 2010 World Sprint winner. She’s also won three World Championships medals in 500 m, and continues to be placed among the top three at World Cup events for several occasions within this rate skating. Lee Sang-hwa was created in 1989 for parents, Lee U-geun (dad) and Kim In-sun (mommy). Lee has an older brother, Lee Sang-jun, that had been a skater, also. She got changed into pace skating with her brother and took up the game when she was only in the first tier. Lee is currently studying in the Korea National Sport University. Lee first competed internationally in age 14 in Canada. She won all the races very comfortably. Many small and massive contests followed then and she attained the fifth general position. In other accomplishments, she won two mature Korean names and came 14th in the 500 metres World Cup standings, 16th at the 1000 metres, and 15th at the samalog standings from the World Sprint Championships, even though her margin was half a second behind the winner at the two 500 metre races, finishing 9th and 12th. From the World Championships, Lee won three awards that year; two at the junior championships, in which she won bronze medal at the general standings. And throughout the World Single Distance Championships at Inzell in March, two fourth-places were sufficient to take her to third place overall standing from the 500 metre contest, only behind Chinese skaters Wang Manli and Wang Beixing. She added three mature Korean names to her album in the next decades, winning the 500 metres, 1000 metres, and total sprint tournament. The Turin Olympics finished with fifth position to Lee Sang-hwa. The 2007 season saw advancement in Sang-hwa. About 11 February 2014, she won her second Olympic gold medal in the women’s 500 m in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics having an Olympic set of 74.70 moments and successfully defended her crown against the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. The Olympic Champion competed from the 2018 Olympic Winter Games at Pyeongchang, also won the silver medal, which was her third Olympic medal, in the front of her home crowd. The 2018 Olympic Winter Games left a very touching moment into the audiences when Sang-hwa was comforted by her rival in the time of her success.