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Lily Lyoonjung Lee

Olympic athlete

Lily Lyoonjung Lee (born September 26, 1969) is a Korean-American figure skater. She represented South Korea at the 1994 Winter Olympics. Lily Lee was born in Seoul, South Korea. While a child, she moved to the United States and was raised in Alexandria, Virginia. She trained in Colorado Springs, Colorado where she was coached by Kathy Casey. She holds dual citizenship. Lee originally competed on the national level in the United States, including competing several times at the United States Figure Skating Championships in the 1980s. She won the 1987 Eastern Sectional Figure Skating Championships. She later switched to competing for South Korea while still living and training in the United States. She won the bronze medal at the 1989 Golden Spin of Zagreb, competed six times at the World Figure Skating Championships and competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics. She received special media attention during those games for being in the same practice group as Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Date of birth
1969-09-26
Place of birth
Seoul

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