On the second day of the National Paralympic Winter Games, 3 double crowns were born in biathlon, an ‘iron man’s event’.
On the 11th, in the men’s biathlon mid-distance 7.5km sitting event held at the Alpensia Resort Biathlon Stadium in Pyeongchang, ‘PyeongChang Paralympic Gold Medalist’ Shin Eui-hyeon (Sejong) won two gold medals and showed off his overwhelming skills메이저놀이터. Women’s biathlon mid-distance 7.5km sitting race line Last year’s Dong-Hagye Games rookie of the year, ‘high school girl ace’ Kim Yoon-ji (17, Seoul Gajaeulgo) won another gold medal. Men’s biathlon 7.5km visual race Kim Min-young (24) and Kwak Han-sol (guide) won the gold medal. All three athletes won two gold medals following the biathlon sprint 4.5km gold medal the previous day.
Also, in mixed ice hockey held at the Gangneung Hockey Center that day, Seoul, Chungnam, Gangwon, and Chungbuk advanced to the semifinals. Kim Seung-mi (Gyeonggi, women’s IDD adult), Park Ga-eun (Chungbuk, women’s IDD youth), Park Ha-eun (Chungbuk, women’s IDD youth), Lee Jin-ho (Seoul, men’s IDD adult) , Jung Ji-baek (Seoul, Men’s IDD Youth Team), Park Si-woo (Gyeonggi, Men’s IDD Youth Team), and Ko Byeong-wook (Gyeonggi, DB Dongho Team) won the gold medal.
As of 5:30 p.m. on the 11th, the second day of the competition, last year’s winning team Seoul is leading with 13,719.00 points. Gyeonggi-do (10,898.40 points) is in second place, followed by Gangwon (8071.00 points) in third place.
Meanwhile, Korea Fruit and Vegetables, a long-time sponsor of the Korean Disabled Sports Association, is successfully supporting cafe trucks at the stadiums for each event from the 10th to the 12th. Athletes, staff, leaders and spectators who visit the stadium in cold weather are responding enthusiastically.
On the 12th, biathlon, ice hockey, wheelchair curling, and ice (short track) events will be held. Match schedule and results can be found on the official website of the tournament.