Park Ji-won, the ‘male short track star’, wins gold medal in the 6th World Cup 1500m

Park Ji-won (Seoul City Hall), the signboard for men’s short track speed skating, won her fifth gold medal this season in the 1500m event of the International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup.

Park Ji-won took first place with a record of 2:17:200 in the men’s 1500m final at the 6th event of the 2022-2023 ISU Short Track World Cup held in Dordrecht, the Netherlands on the 11th (local time). 안전놀이터

As a result, Park Ji-won won the 1500m World Cup 5 times this season, from the 1st competition to the 3rd to 6th competitions. Including three 1000m wins, he earned eight gold medals in the World Cup individual event.

Park Ji-won, who virtually confirmed first place in the season World Cup rankings in the 5th competition, widened the gap with Hong Gyeong-hwan (Goyang City Hall, 634 points) in second place with a total of 968 points until this day.

In second place, Lee Dong-hyun (Uijeongbu Kwangdong High School, 2:17:310) won his first medal in the individual event. Third place went to Pant Bout (Netherlands, 2:17:472). Hong Kyung-hwan, who competed together, placed 7th (2:18:784).

In the men’s 1000m first race final, Kim Tae-seong (Dankook University) finished fourth (1:24:693) and failed to hunt for a medal.

In the women’s 1500m final held on the same day, Sim Suk-hee (Seoul City Hall) won the bronze medal with a time of 2:29:482.
Kim Kil-li (Seohyun High School) placed 5th (2:29:873), and Kim Geon-hee (Dankook University) ranked 7th out of 7 in Final B (2:48:018).

In the first round of the women’s 1000m race, Lee So-yeon (Sports Toto) advanced to Final B and placed second (1:31:960).

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