The Korean team (Director Kim Young-do) participating in the 31st Lake Placid Winter World University Games won 4 gold medals in the women’s speed skating 500m, men’s and women’s mixed relay, and men’s and women’s short track 1,500m on the 8th day of the competition. In addition, as of 19:00 local time on Thursday, January 19, 7 gold medals, 5 silver medals, and 5 bronze medals ranked second in the overall medal rankings.
The first victory was Kim Min-seon (23, Korea University), who gave the Korean team their first gold medal.
Kim Min-seon broke the record of 38 seconds 53 in the women’s 500m speed skating event held at the James Sheffield Speed Skating Oval (Lake Placid, USA) at 10:00 am on the 19th, breaking the track of 40 seconds 90 previously recorded by Bonnie Blair of the United States in 1987. It was her second gold medal, breaking a new record.
In addition to this, women’s speed skating Chae-eun Park (19, Hankuk University), who competed in the same event, also won the bronze medal with a record of 40 seconds 01. In the men’s and women’s speed skating 2500m mixed relay race that followed, Ahn Hyeon-jun (22, Daelim University) in men’s speed skating and Kim Min-sun in women’s speed skating competed and won the championship with a record of 3 minutes 10 seconds 84. In particular, with this gold medal, Kim Min-sun won three gold medals in the competition. 온라인카지노
The news of the victory of the Korean team continued with the short track men’s and women’s teams.
In the short track men’s and women’s 1500m finals held at the Herb Brooks Arena (1980 Link) at the Lake Placid Olympic Center in the afternoon, the Korean team won gold, silver, and bronze medals for both men and women, confirming once again their appearance as a short track powerhouse.
Choi Min-jung (24, Yonsei University), who competed in the women’s short track 1500m final, won the gold medal, Kim Kun-hee (22, Dankook University) won the silver medal, and Seo Hwi-min (20, Korea University) won the bronze medal. In the men’s short track 1500m final, Kim Tae-seong (21, Dankook University) won the gold medal, Lee Jung-min (20, Hankuk University) the silver medal, and Jang Seong-woo (20, Korea University) the bronze medal.
In particular, the Korean team is making meaningful propaganda through participation in this event.
On January 18th (Wednesday), in the men’s snowboard slopestyle competition in the ski event, Lee Min-sik (22, Han National University) won Korea’s first snowboard slopestyle gold medal at the Winter College Winter Games. They also advanced to the board big air finals and are continuing their golden hopes.
In addition, the women’s curling team, which is doing well in this tournament, also advanced to the final by winning the women’s curling semi-final against England by a large score of 10-4 held on Thursday, January 19th.
In addition to this, the men’s ice hockey team, which won 5-4 against Slovakia, an ice hockey powerhouse on the 18th, through overtime and shootout following a dramatic equalizer 3 seconds before the end, won again against England 8-4, winning the winter college game. Recorded the first two wins in the tournament.