‘Short track speed ace’ Choi Min-jung won the 5th 1500m at the ISU World Cup

Korean women’s short track speed skater Choi Min-jung (Seongnam City Hall) won her first gold medal in the individual event of the International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup this season.

Choi Min-jeong finished second with a record of 2:26:570 in the women’s 1500m first race final of the 2022-2023 season ISU Short Track World Cup 5th Competition held in Dresden, Germany on the 4th (Korean time) – He beat Griswold (USA) and won the championship. 안전놀이터

Kim Kun-hee (Dankook University), who competed together, came in 5th with a time of 2:26.954.

Choi Min-jung took the lead with two laps to go. After that, she was the first to cross the finish line, comfortably maintaining first place.

Choi Min-jung, who won her 4 crowns at the 31st Winter World University Games (Winter U competition) last month, continued her upward trend in this competition.

In her 1st to 3rd World Cup individual events this season, Choi Min-jeong won 3 silver medals and 1 bronze medal. In this competition, he finally reached the top of the podium.

In the mixed 2000m relay final that day, Choi Min-jeong won the silver medal with Hong Kyung-hwan (Goyang City Hall), Kim Gil-ri (Seo Hyeon-go), and Lee Jun-seo (Korea National Sport University).

Lee Jun-seo, who challenged the men’s 1500m first race final, won the gold medal in two minutes. Lim Yong-jin (Goyang City Hall) won the bronze medal with a time of 2:28:773.

Shim Seok-hee (Seoul City Hall), who advanced to the women’s 1000m final, stayed in 4th place with a time of 1:31:213.

Meanwhile, Lin Xiaojun (Korean name Lim Hyo-jun), a naturalized Chinese citizen, was eliminated after falling on the ice with the last lap remaining in the men’s 1000m quarterfinals.

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