‘Empress of Confidence and Fool’ Kim Min-sun, silver medal in the 6th World Cup… 500m all gold medal misfire
‘New Empress of Ice’ Kim Min-seon (24, Uijeongbu City Hall) missed the gold medal in the last event of the International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup this season.
Kim Min-sun won her silver medal with a record of 38 seconds 08 in the Women’s 500m Division A (Part 1) of the 2022-2023 ISU Speed Skating World Cup 6th Competition held at the Rodova Arena in Toma Schup Mazowiecki, Poland on the 18th (Korean time). has obtained
On the same day, she ran backwards in the group 8 in-course and ran the first 100m in 10 seconds 49, but she was pushed back to second place as Vanessa Herzog (Austria), who competed in group 9, crossed the finish line in 37 seconds 96.
Kim Min-seon, who previously won all five gold medals in the 500m in the 1st to 5th competitions, swallowed her regrets as she could not overcome the final hurdle of the ‘single season world cup 500m crown’.
However, despite the increased burden on her stamina due to her consecutive participation in the competition, she won the silver medal and kept her No. 1 position (354 points) in the women’s 500m World Cup this season.
The second place in the rankings was Herzog, who won the gold medal that day, with 301 points.
Kim Min-sun, who gained attention for her ‘post-idealization’, is showing off her formidable momentum all season.
He kicked off her ‘golden run’ last안전놀이터November by winning her first World Cup gold medal in her first event, the women’s 500m.
It has been about seven years since Lee Sang-hwa (retired) at the 2015-2016 World Cup 4th competition held in December 2015 that a Korean athlete won the ISU World Cup Women’s 500m.
Even after that, Kim Min-sun has always kept the top. She won gold medals in six consecutive ISU events, including the 1st to 5th World Cups and the Four Continents Championships.
In particular, on December 10th, in the 3rd World Cup, she entered the 36th invitation and rose to first place with her personal record (36 seconds 972), and in the 4th World Cup held on the 17th of the same month, once again with 36 seconds 96 She won with her personal best.
Her record of consecutive World Cup victories came to a halt at this tournament, but her potential is plentiful as she is still a growing player.
Among Korean speed skaters, Lee Sang-hwa still holds the record for the most consecutive World Cup victories (10).
Lee Sang-hwa has achieved 10 consecutive victories in the games she participated in, from the second race of the World Cup Finals in March 2013 to the second race of the 1st World Cup in November 2014.