‘Korean short track, juniors are also the strongest’ Kim Gil-ri and Lee Dong-hyun, three gold medals together

Korea’s next-generation short track aces Kim Gil-ri (Seohyun High School) and Lee Dong-hyun (Uijeongbu Gwangdong High School) won three gold medals at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Junior Championships. 메이저사이트

Gilly Kim won three gold medals at the 2023 ISU World Junior Short Track Championships, which ended in Dresden, Germany on the 29th (local time). Two individual events and one women’s relay.

The previous day, Gilly Kim delivered the first golden news to the Korean team with a time of 2:36.639 in the women’s 1500m final. On the 29th, Gilly Kim also took first place in the women’s 1000m final with a time of 1:32:294. Gilly Kim paired with Oh Song-mi (Deungmyeongjung), Kim Ji-won (Han Gwang-go) and Seo Su-ah (Hwajeong High School) in the women’s 3000m relay to capture her third gold medal with a time of 4:15:635.

Lee Dong-hyun also won his first gold medal in the men’s 1500m final with a time of 2:11:934. He also won two gold medals in the 1000m with a new junior world record of 1:23:549. Driven by momentum, Dong-Hyun Shin (Banpo High School), Lee Dong-Min (Hongik Ambassador High School), and Lee Do-Gyu (Korea National University of Physical Education) competed in a golden race in the men’s 3000m relay with a time of 3:57:263.

The men’s national team also set a junior world record of 3:54:279 in the relay semifinals the previous day. Shin Dong-min and Lee Dong-min added silver and bronze medals in the men’s 1500m, respectively.

The Korean national team won 6 gold medals, 2 silver medals and 3 bronze medals in this event. Junior national team coach Hong Jin-seok said, “The young players did not hesitate to run their races on the world stage and achieved good results.”

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