Gyeonggi-do, 771 athletes participated in the largest winter sports event

At the 104th National Winter Sports Festival, the Gyeonggi-do team, which is challenging the record of 20 consecutive losses, will participate, the largest among 17 cities and provinces.

As a result of the participation application by city and province for the 104th National Winter Sports Festival, which was closed by the Korea Sports Association at 3:00 pm on the 13th, Gyeonggi-do showed that a total of 771 athletes (606 players and 165 executives) participated in all 8 events. .

A total of 4,210 athletes participate in this competition, and Gyeonggi-do registers 359 men and 247 women and 165 executives, with the most athletes ahead of Seoul (732) and Busan (286).

This event, which will be held in Gyeonggi, Seoul, Gangwon, and Gyeongbuk from February 17th to 20th, will be held in 8 events (5 formal events, 3 demonstration events), and the ice skating (speed skating) will be held from the 27th to 29th of this month. Biathlon will be held for three days from the 28th to the 31st at the Taereung International Skating Rink in Seoul and the Alpensia Biathlon Center in Gangwon, respectively. 안전놀이터

In addition, short track skating will be held at the Ulsan College of Science Asan Gymnasium ice rink from the 16th to the 19th, and figure skating will be played at the Uijeongbu Ice Rink from the 15th to the 19th.

Ice hockey will be played from the 13th to the 20th at the newly established Gwanggyo Complex Sports Center in Suwon, alpine skiing will be held from the 15th to 17th, and curling will be held from the 11th to the 19th at the Uijeongbu Curling Stadium.

In addition, ski cross country, snowboard half pipe, freestyle skiing, bobsleigh and skeleton events will be held on February 17, mountain and luge events will be held on February 18, and ski jumping and snowboard parallel slalom events will be held on February 19.

On the other hand, Gyeonggi-do has accumulated 19 consecutive victories in overall championships with 72 gold medals, 60 silver medals, and 38 bronze medals thanks to the 18 consecutive victories in ice skating at the last competition.