Hwang Dae-heon in short track, Taegeuk mark again in a year… Overall winner of the men’s representative competition
Hwang Dae-heon returns to the Korean short track national team after a year.
The Korea Ice Skating Federation said, “The 2023-24 season short track national team 1st selection held at the indoor ice rink in Jincheon National Athletes Village from the 18th to 19th and the 38th National Men’s and Women’s Comprehensive KB Financial Group held from the 22nd to 23rd Through the short track speed skating championship and the 2023-24 season short track national short track 2nd selection competition, 15 short track national team members who will wear the Taegeuk mark were selected,” it said on the 24th.
The short track national team for the 2023-24 season consists of a total of 16 players (8 male athletes, 8 female athletes), and 1 male and female athletes at the top of the overall ranking of the 2023 International Skating Union (ISU) World Short Track Championships (only one or more athletes) The top 15 players (7 men and 8 women) in the final rankings of this event were selected, excluding Ji-Won Park, who was automatically selected according to the criteria to be selected as the national team for the next season.
As a result, the men’s overall championship was won by Hwang Dae-heon, the gold medalist at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Hwang Dae-heon had the misfortune of falling in succession in the men’s 500m and 1000m events in the first round of competition, and finished the first round in 8th place. However, in the second round, he took first place in the men’s 1500m, and then crossed the finish line in second place in the 500m and 1000m to win the overall championship. occupied
Hwang Dae-heon also secured priority for the individual and team competitions in the 2023-24 season international competition along with Park Ji-won, who was automatically selected for the national team, and Kim Geon-woo, who finished second overall in the selection.
It is the first time in more than a year that Hwang Dae-heon has worn the Taegeuk mark. He withdrew from the national team selection last year due to the aftermath of Corona 19 and was unable to play for the national team in the 22-2023 season. 토스카지노
Meanwhile, Seo Ra-ra rose to third place in the men’s event, and Jang Seong-woo, Lee Jung-min, Kim Tae-seong, and Lee Jun-seo also wore the Taegeuk mark next season.
In the women’s division, Kim Gil-ri won the women’s 500m in the first competition, followed by the women’s 1500m and 1000m championships in the second competition, winning the overall championship with an overwhelming score of 123 final ranking points.
Shim Suk-hee and Park Ji-won took 2nd and 3rd place overall, following Gilly Kim, and secured priority to participate in the individual and team events at the women’s international competition for the next season. In fourth place, Kim Ah-rang was named, followed by Lee So-yeon, Park Ji-yoon, Seo Hwi-min, and Lee Yu-bin.
The short track national team players selected this time will have a rest and maintenance period of about a month, and will enter the Jincheon National Athlete Village from the 22nd of next month to start training in earnest.