Born in Korea, Hyun Woo (Andy) Jung, moved to Australia with his family and became an Australian citizen in 2013.
At the 2013 Australian Open Championships, Andy recorded two third places and a fourth to ensure that he was selected to compete on the 2013 World Cup circuit.
Andy was acknowledged in 2013 for his impressive rise in the sport with the Outstanding Achievement Award at the Annual Australian Ice Racing Awards night. Andy's best result on World Cup was a 24th place finish in the 500m in Torino, Italy, which took place in November 2013.
At the 2014 Australian Short Track Championships, Jung placed second in the 500 metres event.
Jung recorded a personal best World Cup performance of 18th place in the 500 metres in November 2014 at the World Cup event in Montreal, Canada. He also made his World Championship debut in Moscow, Russia, placing 28th in the 500 metres.
Competing in his second World Championships in 2016, Andy recorded a personal best at a major event of 21st place in the 500m.
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Childhood Ambition: Gold medal at the Olympic Winter Games
I began this sport .... When I was 6 after skating with my famliy in Korea
Proudest moment: When I first received an OWIA scholarship
Favourite Food: Eggs
Favourite Music: R&B and Hip Hop
Favourite overseas competition: 2013 World Cups #1 & #2
Sports Hero: Viktor Ahn
When I am not training/competing I am: Doing my homework and playing Xbox
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