Korean speed skating sprinters competed in the men’s 500m in the 5th World Cup of the International Skating Union (ISU), but failed to win a medal.
Short-distance leader Kim Jun-ho (Gangwon-do Office) finished 35 seconds in Men’s 500m Division A (Part 1) at the 2022-2023 ISU Speed Skating World Cup 5th Competition held yesterday (11th, local time) at the Rodova Arena in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland. With a record of 30, it ranks 10th out of 20.
Cha Min-gyu (Seoul General), who competed together, ranked 12th with a time of 35.33 seconds, and Chul-min Kim (Sports Toto) 바카라ranked 20th with a time of 35.76.
Kim Jun-ho, who won this event in the 4th World Cup, started the race in the 8th group in-course that day and ran the first 100m in 9.5 seconds, the first place overall, but failed to keep his ranking in the remaining distance.
He added 31 points from this match and placed fourth in the men’s 500m overall ranking at this season’s World Cup.
Long-distance runners Lee Seung-hoon (IHQ) and Jeong Jae-won (Uijeongbu City Hall) competed in the men’s 5,000m Division B (Part 2) and placed 11th (6:35:70) and 17th (6:38:91), respectively. .