Viktor Ahn

Korean-Russian short track speed skater

Viktor Ahn (Russian: Виктор Ан; born November 23, 1985), also known as Ahn Hyun-soo (Korean: 안현수) and Victor An, is a Russian short track speed skating athlete born in South Korea.

Viktor Ahn
Viktor Ahn Sochi 2014.jpg
Viktor Ahn at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Personal information
Birth nameAhn Hyun-soo
Born (1985-11-23) November 23, 1985 (age 37)
Seoul, South Korea
Height1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb; 9.9 st)
Sport
CountrySouth Korea (until 2011) /
Russia (since 2011)
Achievements and titles
World finalsWorld Championship
2014 Overall
2007 Overall
2006 Overall
2005 Overall
2004 Overall
2003 Overall
World Cup
2006 Overall
2004 Overall
Personal best(s)500 m: 40.515 (2014)
1000 m: 1:23.487(2013)
1500 m: 2:10.639 (2003, Former WR)
3000 m: 4:32.646 (2003, Former WR)
Medal record
International speed skating competitions
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Olympic Games 6 0 2
World Championships 20 10 4
World Team Championships 2 3 1
European Championships 5 0 0
World Junior Championships 1 0 0
Winter Universiade 3 0 1
Asian Games 5 1 0
Total 42 14 8
Representing Russia
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sochi 500 m
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sochi 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sochi 5000 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Sochi 1500 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Montreal 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2014 Montreal Overall
Silver medal – second place 2013 Debrecen 500 m
Silver medal – second place 2013 Debrecen 5000 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Montreal 3000 m
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2014 Dresden Overall
Gold medal – first place 2014 Dresden 500 m
Gold medal – first place 2014 Dresden 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2014 Dresden 3000 m
Gold medal – first place 2014 Dresden 5000 m relay
Representing South Korea
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Turin 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2006 Turin 1500 m
Gold medal – first place 2006 Turin 5000 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Turin 500 m
World Championships[1]
Gold medal – first place 2002 Montreal 5000 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2003 Warsaw Overall
Gold medal – first place 2003 Warsaw 1500 m
Gold medal – first place 2003 Warsaw 3000 m
Gold medal – first place 2003 Warsaw 5000 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2004 Gothenburg Overall
Gold medal – first place 2004 Gothenburg 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2004 Gothenburg 1500 m
Gold medal – first place 2004 Gothenburg 3000 m
Gold medal – first place 2004 Gothenburg 5000 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2005 Beijing Overall
Gold medal – first place 2005 Beijing 1500 m
Gold medal – first place 2006 Minneapolis Overall
Gold medal – first place 2006 Minneapolis 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2006 Minneapolis 1500 m
Gold medal – first place 2007 Milan Overall
Gold medal – first place 2007 Milan 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2007 Milan 5000 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2002 Montreal 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2002 Montreal 3000 m
Silver medal – second place 2003 Warsaw 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2002 Montreal Overall
Silver medal – second place 2005 Beijing 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2005 Beijing 3000 m
Silver medal – second place 2005 Beijing 5000 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2007 Milan 3000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Beijing 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Milan 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Milan 1500 m
World Team Championships
Gold medal – first place 2004 St. Petersburg Team
Gold medal – first place 2006 Montréal Team
Silver medal – second place 2003 Sofia Team
Silver medal – second place 2005 Chuncheon Team
Silver medal – second place 2007 Budapest Team
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Milwaukee Team
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Chuncheon Overall
Winter Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2005 Innsbruck 1500 m
Gold medal – first place 2005 Innsbruck 3000 m
Gold medal – first place 2005 Innsbruck 5000 m relay
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Innsbruck 1000 m
Asian Winter Games
Gold medal – first place 2003 Aomori 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2003 Aomori 1500 m
Gold medal – first place 2003 Aomori 5000 m relay
Gold medal – first place 2007 Changchun 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 2007 Changchun 5000 m relay
Silver medal – second place 2007 Changchun 1500 m

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Ahn Hyun-Soo Achievements". ISU Short Track Results Official Site. Retrieved 2007-03-25.