’12 gold medals’ is the highest tie ever… Korea, 2nd overall at the Winter U Competition

The Korean team won a total of 29 medals, including 12 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 9 bronze medals, at the 31st Winter Universiade, which ended on the 23rd (Korean time) in Lake Placid, New York, USA, defeating Japan (21 gold, 17 silver). 48 dogs and dongs), and ranked 2nd overall. The 12 gold medals are a tie for the most at the Winter Universiade in history. Lake Placid is the first place where Korea won a medal at the Winter Universiade, and Jeon Jeon-ok won the gold medal in the women’s 1000m speed skating event in 1972. 메이저사이트

Korea, with 127 participants in 5 events, harvested 16 medals (7 gold, 4 silver, 5 bronze) in the main event, short track, and 9 medals (4 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze) in speed skating, Two medals were added on the board (1 gold and 1 bronze), plus one medal each in curling (silver 1) and figure skating (1 bronze).

The performances of the female athletes were especially outstanding in this competition. Choi Min-jeong (Yonsei University), a Korean short track speed skater, swept gold medals in the 500m, 1000m, 1500m, and women’s 3000m relay, winning the only four gold medals in this event.

Kim Min-seon (Korea University), who succeeds Lee Sang-hwa, won the women’s speed skating 1000m and won her first gold medal for a Korean team, then added gold medals in the 500m and mixed relay, winning three gold medals.

In the men’s short track, Jang Seong-woo (Korea University) and Kim Tae-seong (Dankook University) each won two gold medals. On the 19th, Korean athletes swept gold, silver, and bronze medals in the men’s and women’s short track 1500m, creating a rare scene where they occupied all the podiums. Lee Min-sik (Korea National Sport University) of ski and snowboard became the first Korean athlete to win a gold medal in slopestyle.

The speed skating and short track teams that returned to Korea on the 24th will continue training according to the schedule of international competitions such as the International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup in the 2022-2023 season.

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