The Korean short track team, including ‘Ace’ Min-jeong Choi (Seongnam City Hall), announced a good start by passing all the first steps in the 5th World Cup of the International Skating Union (ISU).
On the first day of the 5th competition of the 2022-2023 ISU Short Track World Cup, which opened in Dresden, Germany on the 3rd (local time), Choi Min-jung easily passed the quarterfinals of the women’s 1,500m first race and the 500m qualifier.
After confirming her advance to the semifinals with a record of 2:27:759 in Group 5 in the quarterfinals of the first round of the 1,500m race, she placed first in her group with a time of 43.405 seconds in the first round of women’s 500m and 43.510 seconds in the second round of heats, respectively. and advanced to the quarterfinals.
Choi Min-jeong, who was the only player to win 4 gold medals at the 31st Winter World University Games (Winter Universiade) last month, is showing off her unwavering performance in this competition as well.
Along with him, Gilli Kim (Seo Hyun High School) and Geon-Hee Kim (Dankook University) advanced to the women’s 1,500m 1st and 2nd rounds, and Seo Hui-min (Korea University) and Lee So-yeon (Sports Toto) advanced to the next round side by side in the 500m and 1,000m races.
Shim Seok-hee (Seoul City Hall) also passed the women’s 1,000m preliminaries and the quarterfinals of the 1,500m second race.
On the same day, the men’s national team also put on their first button without difficulty.
Taeseong Kim (Dankook University), Jiwon Park (Seoul City Hall), and Lee Donghyeon (Uijeongbu Kwangdong High School) all took first place in each group in the men’s 1,000m 1st and 2nd qualifying rounds, followed by Hong Kyung-hwan and Lim Yongjin (goyang City Hall) in the first 1,500m race. , Lee Jun-seo (Korea National Sport University) advanced to the semifinals. 안전놀이터
In the 500m preliminary round, Lim Yong-jin, Lee Jun-seo, and Kim Tae-seong, and in the 1,500m second race quarterfinals, Park Ji-won, Lee Dong-hyun, and Hong Kyung-hwan qualified for the next round.
The Korean team also confirmed their advance to the semifinals by placing first in their group in the 2,000m mixed relay, women’s 3,000m, and men’s 5,000m relay.