2022 Beijing Winter Olympics gold medalist Hwang Dae-heon (24, Gangwon-do Office), who is aiming to re-enter the national team after taking a break from one season, was sluggish on the first day of the national team selection.
Hwang Dae-heon finished 6th out of 7 athletes with a time of 2:19:219 in the men’s 1500m final of the 2023-24 season short track national team first selection held at the indoor ice rink in Jincheon National Training Center in Chungcheongbuk-do on the 18th.
Hwang Dae-heon also advanced to the final in the 500m race, but was unable to overcome the gap after falling down in the early part of the game, finishing at the bottom with a time of 1:10:478.
Hwang Dae-heon, who emerged as the ace of the men’s national team by winning the 1500m gold medal at the 2022 Beijing Olympics, withdrew from the national team selection match last year due to the aftermath of a novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19) and was unable to appear on the international stage for a year.
He went to the starting lineup with the goal of re-entering the national team for the new season, but the first day did not live up to expectations.
In this selection, the top 7 men can wear the Taegeuk mark, excluding Park Ji-won (27, Seoul City Hall), who automatically boarded with two World Championships.
However, in order to qualify for the World Championships, a player must finish 4th in the selection round and 5th or higher in order to participate in the World Cup series. Even if he is selected for the national team with a lower score than that, he can only get a chance to play if there is a gap, such as an injury to a top player. 먹튀검증
Hwang Dae-heon is aiming for a counterattack in the 1000m in the first competition to be held on the 19th and in the second competition to be held on the 22nd and 23rd.
In the men’s 1500m event, Kim Da-gyeom (Seongnam City Hall) took first place with a time of 2:18:966, Jang Seong-woo (Korea University) took second place with a time of 2:19:008, and Lee Jun-seo (Seongnam City Hall), who was selected for the national team at the Beijing Olympics, finished with 2:19 seconds. He finished third with 125. Kim Kun-woo and Jung Won-sik (above Sports Toto) followed.
In the men’s 500m, Lee Jeong-min (Korea National Sport University) took first place with 40.314 seconds, Seo Ira (Hwaseong City Hall) took second place with 40.429 seconds, and Kwak Yoon-gi (Goyang City Hall) took third place with 40.862 seconds.
In the women’s 1500m, Lee So-yeon (Sports Toto) took first place with a time of 2:19:520.
Arang Kim (Goyang City Hall, 2 minutes 19 seconds 530) and Yubin Lee (Uijeongbu City Hall, 2 minutes 19 seconds 597), who participated in the Beijing Olympics, followed in second and third places.
Shim Seok-hee (Seoul City Hall, 2 minutes 19 seconds 861) ranked 4th, and Seo Hwi-min (2 minutes 19 seconds 931) ranked 5th.
In the 500m, Gilly Kim (Seongnam City Hall), who won two gold medals at the World Cup last season, took first place with a time of 43.288 seconds. Jiwon Park (Jeonbuk Provincial Office, 43chos, 397) ranked second, Jiyoon Park (Uijeongbu City Hall, 43chos, 465) ranked third, and Arang Kim (Goyang City Hall, 43chos, 544) and Soyeon Lee (Sports Toto, 43chos, 648) ranked 4th. Marked 5th.
Choi Min-jung (Seongnam City Hall), a female short track star, did not participate in this representative selection due to equipment replacement and reorganization.
Meanwhile, Victor Ahn (Korean name Ahn Hyeon-soo), who took the first step in his career as a coach in Korea as a personal coach for six members of Korea National Sport University, did not appear at the stadium that day.
After working as a coach for the Chinese national team at the 2022 Beijing Olympics, Victor Ahn returned to Korea and taught juniors at the Korea National University of Physical Education.