‘Short track signboard’ Park Ji-won (27) continued her golden run.
Park Ji-won won the men’s 1500m final at the 6th competition of the 2022-2023 International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track World Cup held in Dordrecht, the Netherlands on the 12th (Korean time). He edged out all of his competitors with a time of 2:17.200.
With this, Park Ji-won achieved메이저사이트 the splendid feat of winning gold medals in all series of this World Cup. In the 1500m, which is currently the best pace, it swept the 1st and 3rd to 6th competitions, and also took the top spot in the 2nd and 4th to 5th competitions in the 1000m.
On this day, Park Ji-won started competing for the lead with Jens Pant Baut (22, Netherlands) with nine laps left. He moved up to the lead with 5 laps left in a fierce battle, and held the position for the remainder of the race. Fant Baut was pushed to third place, and Lee Dong-hyun (19) took the silver medal.
After the game, Park Ji-won said, “I feel good every time I win a gold medal. I know that I am one of the best skaters in the world. I am happy to be able to show that again today,” he said.
This season, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the World Cup, the ISU is presenting the MVP trophy called the ‘Crystal Trophy’ to the best men’s and women’s short track speed skating athletes. In the men’s division, Park Ji-won, who placed first in the overall ranking, was virtually confirmed. The awards ceremony will be held on the 12th local time. Park Ji-won said, “I really want to receive the crystal trophy. It was also my goal this season.”Meanwhile, Shim Suk-hee (26) won the bronze medal in the women’s 1500m final held on the same day.