Sunday, November 28

Korean ice rink, no medal on the first day of the 1st World Cup… Kim Jun-ho placed 5th in the men’s 500m

Speed ​​skating sprinter, Kim Jun-ho, placed 5th in the 500m in the first World Cup event of the season.

Junho Kim is the 5th out of 20 athletes with a record of 34.724 in the first race of the men’s 500m division A in the first round of the International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup 1st round of the 2021-2022 season held at Tomasławmazowietsky Rodova Arena, Poland. crossed the finish line with

Kim Jun-ho, who started the race in the group 5 in-course, passed the first 100 m in 9.54 seconds, beating Kai Pervey of the Netherlands, who had run together.

After that, Kim Jun-ho ran a stable race without any major mistakes and earned 40 World Cup ranking points.

The first place went to China’s Gao Tingyu, who set a track record of 34 seconds 265.

Min-gyu Cha, the men’s 500m silver medalist at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, who participated together, finished 18th with a time of 35.386.

In the women’s 500m Division A first race, Kim Min-seon placed 16th with a time of 38.776, and Kim Hyun-young placed 18th with a time of 38.867.

In the first race of the men’s 500m Division B (Second Division), Kim Tae-yoon placed 10th in 35.599, and Jeong Seon-kyo was 17th in 35.816.

Long-distance sign Seung-Hoon Lee ranked 13th in the men’s 5,000m division B with a record of 6:31.242, Jeong Jae-won, who participated in the same event, 24th with 6:39.595, and Eom Chun-ho, 39th with 7:8.907. .

In the women’s 3,000m division B, Ji-woo Park finished 23rd with a time of 4:22.603, and Bo-reum Kim finished 26th with a time of 4:23.809.

Qualifications for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics will be awarded based on the ranking of each event based on the results of the 1st~4th World Cup.

(Photo = EPA, Yonhap News)

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