Is Hwang Dae-heon still alive?… Short track national selection starts on the 18th
The 2023-2024 season short track national team selection starts on the 18th at the indoor ice rink in Jincheon National Training Center in Chungcheongbuk-do.
Through the first selection on the 18th and 19th and the second selection on the 22nd and 23rd, 7 men and 8 women will be selected and given the Taegeuk mark. 메이저사이트
Park Ji-won (27, Seoul City Hall) was automatically selected for the national team without selection. Ahead of the new season, the Korea Ice Skating Federation is requiring one domestic athlete who has won the gold medal in the individual event at the World Championships to be eligible for the next season’s national team.
Park Ji-won won two gold medals in the men’s division at the 2023 World Short Skating Championships held at the Mokdong Ice Rink in Seoul in March. There is no domestic player who won a gold medal in the women’s division.
In the men’s division, athletes who rank 1st to 4th in this representative selection, including Park Ji-won, will compete in the 2023-2024 International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track World Cup series and next year’s World Short Track Championships.
Rankings are determined by adding up the results of three events: 500m, 1000m and 1500m for men and women. You have to finish in the top 24 in the first round to advance to the second round. On the 18th, only men’s and women’s 1500m and 500m events will be held, and on the 19th, only 1000m events will be held.
The question of whether Hwang Dae-heon (24, Gangwon Provincial Office), the men’s 1500m gold medalist at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, will be re-ranked is of great interest. He did not participate in the national team selection in the last 2022-2023 season and ended one season. He is said to be due to the aftereffects of Corona 19.
If Hwang Dae-heon wears the Taegeuk mark again, the men’s national team is expected to build a powerful force with the new ace, Park Ji-won.
In the women’s division, Choi Min-jung (25, Seongnam City Hall) is not participating, drawing attention to who will take the ace position. Choi Min-jung said that while taking a break from the 2023-2024 season, she will make new preparations for the 2026 Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Olympics.
It is known that Victor Ahn (Korean name Ahn Hyeon-soo) will serve as a personal coach for 7 players from his alma mater, Korea National University of Physical Education.