Figure skater Lee Hae-in, top of the 4 continents competition… Park Ji-won, the short track skater, ranked first in the world this season

This winter, besides speed skating Kim Min-seon (24), young Korean athletes are making great strides in various winter sports events. In figure skating, Lee Hae-in (17, Sehwa Girls’ High School) won the International Skating Union (ISU) Four Continents Championship on the 11th. It is the first time in 14 years since Kim Yu-na (32) in 2009 that a Korean female single player has won a gold medal in this event.

Lee Hae-in participated in the free skating competition held in Colorado Springs, USA, and performed without mistakes to the music of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’. Receiving 141.71 points, he combined the short program score of 69.13온라인카지노 points to rank first with a total score of 210.84 points. Kim Ye-rim (20, Dankook University) won the silver medal (209.29 points). In this event, where athletes from four continents, excluding Europe, participate, Lee Hae-in and Kim Ye-rim won silver and bronze medals last year, respectively.

Short track skater Park Ji-won (26, Seoul City Hall) added a gold medal in the men’s 1500m at the 6th ISU World Cup. He took first place with a time of 2 minutes 17 seconds 200 in the final of the event held in Dordrecht, Netherlands on the 11th. Lee Dong-hyeon (18, Uijeongbu Kwangdong High School) came second (2:17:310) and won the gold and silver medals for Korean players.

Park Ji-won, who swept the 1500m gold medal in the 1st and 3rd to 6th World Cups this season, virtually confirmed the first place in the men’s overall this season. In the women’s 1500m, Shim Seok-hee (26, Seoul City Hall) won the bronze medal (2:29:482).

Jeong Seung-gi (23, Gangwon Provincial Office), who emerged as the new ace of Korean skeleton following Yoon Seong-bin (28), won a silver medal at the 7th International Bobsleigh Skeleton World Cup held in Innsbruck, Austria on the 10th. This season, the World Cup is on a clear upward trend, winning three World Championships and one bronze medal, as well as a bronze medal at the World Championships.

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