Park Ji-woo (Kyunghee Cyber University), the women’s ice speed middle and long-distance national representative, won the second gold medal for the Korean team in the women’s 1500m speed skating at the 2023 Lake Placid Winter World University Games (Winter U Games).
Park Ji-woo participated in the women’s 1500m speed skating event held at the Olympic Center Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid, New York, USA on the 18th (hereinafter Korean time), recording 2:04:41, and Poland’s Natalia Jabrojic (2:06:19). , crossed the finish line with the fastest time, far ahead of Veronica Antosova of the Czech Republic (2:06:63). 메이저사이트
Park Ji-woo raced in Group 18, the last of the 37 participating players, in the in-course.
Park Ji-woo, who was 5th with a time of 58.32 up to 700m, gained strength after moving up to 1st at the 1100m mark and maintained her ranking.
Park Ji-woo took her two medals in her hands at this event, taking her gold medal today, following her silver medal in the women’s 3000m the day before.
South Korea gained momentum in the medal race on the 16th, when Park Ji-woo won the gold medal two days after Kim Min-seon (24), the “Empress of ice speed”, won the 1000m speed skating event.
As of 5:00 am on the 18th, they won 2 gold, 1 silver, and 2 bronze medals, becoming two gold medals alongside France, Germany and the Czech Republic, but came in 5th behind the silver and bronze medals. Japan leads the medal race with 11 gold medals.
On the 18th, Korea will challenge for a prize in the men’s and women’s team pursuit of speed skating, and on the 19th, they will aim for a pile of medals in the short track in the medal field.