Short track Park Ji-won won the World Cup overall… claim the crystal trophy

Park Ji-won (27, Seoul City Hall), the ace of the short track men’s national team, has risen to the top of the world.

Park Ji-won won the gold medal with a record of 1:25:359 in the men’s 1000m second race final at the 2022-2023 International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track World Cup 6th event held in Dordrecht, the Netherlands on the 13th (Korean time). .

In the men’s 5000m relay that followed, he was the last runner and led the gold medal win.

Seon Ji-won, who reached the top in the men’s 1500m on the 12th, won three gold medals in this tournament, and earned a total of 1068 points in the World Cup rankings, taking first place in the individual overall world cup for the 2022-2023 season.

Park Ji-won, who beat Hong Kyung-hwan (Goyang City Hall) with 674 points and Stephen Dubois (Canada) with 668 points by a large margin, held the ‘Crystal Globe’ awarded to the overall winner of the season.

Park Ji-won, who announced the appearance of a new ace by sweeping three gold medals in the first World Cup competition, harvested one gold medal and three silver medals in the second competition, and won one gold medal and two silver medals in the third competition.

Park Ji-won, who won three gold medals in the 4th competition and two gold medals in the 5th competition, continued her ace appearance by winning 3 gold medals in the last World Cup competition this season.

On this day, Park Ji-won held an amazing race.

Park Ji-won stayed in the lower ranks in the men’s 1000m second race final. He sped up to move into the lead with three laps to go, but was unable to break through the checks of the other riders.

Park Ji-won did not give up.

Park Ji-won, who boasted explosive speed as she raced to the outer course on the last lap, took the lead, overtaking the other runners at once, and crossed the finish line first.

Park Ji-won also played a role as an ace in the men’s 5000m relay final.

The Korean national team, consisting of Park Ji-won, Lim Yong-jin (Goyang City Hall), Lee Dong-hyeon (Uijeongbu Guangdong High School), and Kim Tae-seong (Dankook University) continued to compete against China, Japan and Kazakhstan.

The national team did not miss first place throughout the race, and with two laps left to the finish line, the national team engaged in a second match with China.

Park Ji-won, the last runner from Korea, competed for the lead with China’s last runner, Lin Xiaojun (Korean name Lim Hyo-jun).

Park Ji-won, who kept first place, struggled with Lin Xiaojun on the straight line with the finish line just around the corner, but overcame the check and entered the finish line first.

Korea recorded a time of 6:47:048 and won the gold medal by a narrow margin over China, which recorded a time of 6:47:090.

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the World Cup this season, the ISU awarded a special trophy, the Crystal Globe, to the men and women who ranked first in overall results from the 1st to 6th World Cup competitions.

Park Ji-won was named as her first recipient.

Park Ji-won is a feat she accomplished after a long life in obscurity. Park Ji-won, who wore her Taegeuk mark in the 2015-2016 season, did not see the light, being pushed by Lin Xiaojun and Hwang Dae-heon (Gangwon-do Office).

At the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics and the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, she swallowed her regrets as she failed to break through her national selection.

However, Park Ji-won바카라사이트, who regained the Taegeuk mark this season, stood tall as the ace of the men’s national team.

The Korean men’s short track team was expected to face difficulties this season as ace Hwang Dae-heon left due to injury, but Park Ji-won became the ace and completely filled the void.

Park Ji-won will also challenge for multiple gold medals at the World Championships to be held in Seoul next month.

Park Ji-won, who received a huge trophy at the awards ceremony, said, “I wanted to become a part of short track history by becoming the first Crystal Globe winner. I am proud of myself for doing it.”

Park Ji-won said, “There have been times when I couldn’t be selected for the national team in recent years. That’s why I wanted to show that I’m back this season. That’s why I wanted to do my best in every game.”

“I will keep this trophy by my side when I eat or sleep for the time being,” he added.

In the men’s 500m final that took place earlier, Lim Yong-jin recorded 40.851 seconds to win the silver medal. The gold medal went to Lin Xiaojun, who recorded 40 seconds 693.

In the second race of the women’s 1000m, Gilly Kim (Seo Hyeon-go) recorded 1:33:037, placing second behind Courtney Seo-ro (Canada, 1:32:930).

The overall championship in the women’s World Cup was won by Shizaner Swielting (Netherlands) who scored 1062 points. Gilly Kim placed 4th with 700 points.

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