Park Ji-won (27, Seoul City Hall) and Kim Gil-ri (19, Seongnam City Hall) won the men’s and women’s 1500m gold medal at the 5th World Cup of the International Skating Union (ISU).
Park Ji-won won the gold medal in the men’s 1500m 2nd race final at the 2022-23 ISU Short Track World Cup 5th event held in Dresden, Germany on the 5th (local time) with a record of 2:18.263. Following the gold medal in the 1000m the previous day, he won two gold medals in this event.
Park Ji-won, who plays the role of the ace of the men’s national team this season when Hwang Dae-heon (Gangwon Provincial Office) is out due to injury, won gold medals in the 1st competition 1500m, 2nd competition 1000m, 3rd competition 1500m 2nd race, 4th competition 1000m·1500m Adding two more, she won her 7th individual gold medal this season. 먹튀검증
Behind Park Ji-won, Sinky Knecht (Netherlands) and Reynis Verzins (Latvia) won the silver and bronze medals, while Hong Kyung-hwan (Goyang City Hall), who competed together, placed 5th.
In the women’s 1500m final, Gilly Kim, who is emerging as a new ace, crossed the finish line first with a time of 2:38:406.
Kim Gil-ri won the 1500m gold medal in the 5th competition following the 1st and 2nd competitions.
Following Gilly Kim, Ana Seidel (Germany) won the silver medal and Shim Seok-hee (Seoul City Hall) won the bronze medal.
Korea swept all the 1500m gold medals in the second race following Lee Jun-seo (Seongnam City Hall) and Choi Min-jeong winning the gold medal side by side in the first race of the 1500m held the previous day.
Meanwhile, Xiaojun Lin (Korean name: Lim Hyo-jun), who was a naturalized Chinese citizen after playing for the Korean national team, won the gold medal on the international stage for the first time after naturalization.
Xiaojun Lin took first place in the men’s 500m final with a time of 41.329 seconds. Joong Wicheon (China) won the silver medal, Kazuki Yoshinaga (Japan) won the bronze medal, and Kim Tae-seong (Dankook University), who reached the final, was disqualified.
After winning the gold medal, he was hugged by Chinese national team coach Jiang Jing and shed tears.
It is the first time in about four years that Lin Xiaojun has won the gold medal on the international stage since the World Championships held in March 2019. Lin Xiaojun, who was a Korean national at the time, won four crowns.
Lin Xiaojun, who also sortied in the 5000m relay that followed, took charge of the last as China’s second runner and was the first to cross the finish line, winning two gold medals.
China won the gold medal with a time of 6:51:106, while Japan and Hungary took the silver and bronze medals.
Korea came in first place with a big gap with China in the semifinals, but was disqualified and did not advance to the finals.
In the women’s 3000m relay, Korea, with Gilly Kim, Minjeong Choi, Gunhee Kim (Seongnam City Hall), and Sukhee Shim sortie, won the bronze medal following the Netherlands and Canada with a record of 4:08:238.
Choi Min-jung won two medals on the day alone, following her bronze in her women’s 500 m. He won the first 1500m race held the previous day.