Choi Min-jung wins 4 gold medals in short track world championships… overall win


Choi Min-jung, a signboard of the Korean women’s short track track. /News1 © News1
Choi Min-jeong (Seongnam City Hall), the leading star of the Korean women’s short track, won the ISU 4 in 2021-22 and took the overall championship.

Choi Min-jung added three gold medals and won four gold medals at the World Short Track Speed ​​Tracking Championships held at Maurice Richard Arena in Montreal, Canada on the 11th (Korean time).

Choi Min-jung, who won the women’s 1500m the previous day, delivered the news of a series of gold medals on the last day of the event. In the women’s 1000m final, her first appearance that day, Choi Min-jung crossed the finish line at 1:27.956 and took her gold medal around her neck.

Then, in the 3000m Super Final, she won the second gold medal with a time of 5:05.641, beating Kim Boutin (Canada) at 5:05.734.

As a result, Choi Min-jung took three of the four gold medals in the individual event and recorded a total of 107 points to win the overall championship.

In the women’s 3000m relay final, Choi Min-jung also competed with Kim A-rang (Goyang City Hall), Shim Suk-hee (Seoul City Hall), and Seo Hwi-min (Korea University) with a record of 4: 9.683, beating Canada (4: 9.717) to win the championship. did.

Seo Hwi-min, who had won the bronze medal in the 1500 m the previous day, finished third in the 3000 m Super Final that day and won the second medal in the individual event. Seo Hwi-min scored a total of 36 points and placed 4th in the individual overall ranking.

Returning from disciplinary action, Shim Suk-hee, who participated in this tournament, did not win even a single medal in the individual event.

The men’s team also succeeded in winning a gold medal in the 5000m relay. Yoongi Kwak (Goyang City Hall), Junseo Lee (Korea National University of Sports), Inwook Park (Daejeon Athletics Federation), and Seungsoo Han (Sports Toto) teamed up at 6:56.709, Canada (6:56.786), The Netherlands (6:56.807) overcame him and climbed to the top.

Junseo Lee finished runners-up in the men’s 1000m and 3000m Super Finals, respectively, and won two silver medals in the individual event. Junseo Lee was ranked 3rd overall with a total score of 55 points.

The eldest, Yoongi Kwak, won a bronze medal in the men’s 1000m.

(Seoul = News 1)


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