Park Ji-won (27, Seoul City Hall), who emerged as the new ace of the men’s national team at the Short Track World Cup this season, revealed his greed for the season’s overall victory.
Park Ji-won won the gold medal in the men’s 1500m final at the 2022-23 International Skating Union (ISU) 6th World Cup held in Dordrecht, Netherlands on the 11th (local time) with a time of 2:17:200.
With this gold medal, Park Ji-won showed off her spirit by winning the 1500m in the 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th competitions this season. Including the 1000m, it is the eighth gold medal in the individual event.
While Hwang Dae-heon (Gangwon Provincial Office), who played an active part in the 2022 Beijing Olympics슬롯사이트, is out due to an injury this season, Park Ji-won is supporting the men’s national team.
In particular, he is ranked first in the overall rankings with 968 season points until one day left until the end of the 6th tournament, the last tournament of the World Cup. The gap with second place Hong Gyeong-hwan (Goyang City Hall, 634 points) is large, so the first place is virtually confirmed.
In an interview with ISU, Park Ji-won said, “Every time I win a gold medal, I am very happy. I know that I am one of the best skaters, and I am happy to show it again.”
He added, “I want to receive the Crystal Globe (World Cup overall championship trophy) as soon as possible tomorrow.”
Meanwhile, Lee Dong-hyun (Uijeongbu Guangdong High School), who won the silver medal in the 1500m after Park Ji-won and won the first medal in the senior individual event, said, “I am proud and happy to win a medal in a high-level event. Park Ji-won is a senior I respect, “Starting today, I want to be on the same level as him and other players on the national team.”