Jung Jae-won, a long-distance speed skating prospect, ranked fourth in the men’s mass start in the 3rd World Cup, revealing the prospects for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
Jeong Jae-won finished fourth out of 16 athletes with a record of 7:28.78 in the men’s mass start final of the 3rd round of the 2021-2022 International Skating Union (ISU) Speed Skating World Cup held at the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. passed through.
He looked for opportunities in the subgroup throughout the race, and blasted up his speed with the last lap left and did well.
Jeong Jae-won, who scored 86 World Cup points, recorded a total of 260 points and took the third place in the world rankings.
Jung Jae-won also showed a stable appearance by passing the semifinals of the Mass Start held earlier in 3rd place.
Seung-Hoon Lee (IHQ), a gold medalist at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, who participated in the same event, finished 11th.
Minseok Kim, who participated in the men’s 1,500m Division A, was 12th with a time of 1:43.050, and Minseon Kim, who started in the second race of the women’s 500m Division A, was 13th with a time of 37.467.
Kim Hyun-young was sluggish in the bottom of the 20 athletes who participated in the women’s 1,000m division A with a time of 1:15.596.