Korea, finished second overall at the Winter U Championship… 29 total medals

Korea finished 2nd overall at the 31st Lake Placid Winter World University Games.

The Korean team (head Kim Yeong-do, president of Dongeui Science University) achieved 12 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 9 bronze medals in ice skating and skiing, tying the record for the most gold medals in the Winter World University Games, and ranked 2nd in the overall ranking, successfully completing the event. finished with

A total of 29 medals were won by 127 athletes in 5 sports. 16 medals (7 gold, 4 silver, 5 bronze) in short track, 9 medals (4 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze) in speed skating, 2 medals (1 gold, 1 bronze) in snowboarding, 1 medal in curling ( Silver 1) and one figure (bronze 1) were obtained.

Lake Placid in the U.S., where this event was held, is also the place where Korea won the first medal in the history of participating in the Winter World University Games (formerly the Winter Universiade). Jeon Jeon-ok, who competed at the 7th Winter Universiade in 1972, won her gold medal in the women’s 1000m speed skating, giving her Korea her first medal.

Medals poured in this year in the ice event. It has improved its status as an ice powerhouse. Choi Min-jeong won four gold medals (500m, 1000m, 1500m, women’s relay) in the short track. In the men’s division, Jang Seong-woo (1000m, men’s relay) and Kim Tae-seong (1500m, men’s relay) each recorded two gold medals. In particular, in the men’s and women’s 1500m finals held on the 19th (local time), Korean athletes took first, second, and third place in the men’s and women’s competitions, creating a rare scene.

Kim Min-seon of speed skating won three gold medals, taking first place in the women’s 500m, 1000m, and mixed relay. Figure skater Kim Ye-rim won the bronze medal in the women’s singles for the first time in the history of the Winter World University Games. The team swept a total of 26 medals in the ice event alone.

Lee Min-sik in the ski (snowboard) event showed the potential of Korean snowboarding by winning the first ever gold medal in slopestyle at the Winter World University Games. In the first final, he played a rather disappointing game with 25.5 points, but in the second final that followed, he scored 90 points and dramatically rose to the top. 먹튀검증

The women’s curling team, which drew attention for its excellent performances from the preliminaries to the finals, defeated China in the finals and allowed a turnaround to win the silver medal with a score of 4-6.

The main team will return to Korea via Incheon International Airport on the morning of the 25th, Korean time.

Meanwhile, Japan took first place in the tournament. A total of 48 medals were won, with 21 gold, 17 silver and 10 bronze medals. Following South Korea in second place, Canada came in third. A total of 13 medals were recorded, with 6 gold, 1 silver and 6 bronze medals.

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