Unstoppable Kim Min-seon, Lee Sang-hwa surpassed… Winter Sports Festival in 7 years

 ‘New Empress in Ice’ Kim Min-seon (24, Uijeongbu City Hall) surpassed ‘Empress in Ice’ Lee Sang-hwa (retired) at the National Winter Sports Festival.

Kim Min-sun won her gold medal with a new event record of 37 seconds and 90 seconds in the women’s 500m speed skating general category at the 104th National Winter Sports Festival held at the Taereung International Ice Rink in Seoul on the 27th. It was an overwhelming record, ahead of second place Kim Hyun-young (Seongnam City Hall, 38 seconds 97) by 1 second 07. 안전놀이터

Kim Min-seon’s record set on this day is a new competition record, 0.20 seconds ahead of her 38 seconds 10 set by Lee Sang-hwa in 2016. Considering the poor ice quality of the Taereung International Ice Rink, her record of 37th in itself is considered great. In the meantime, the record of 37th in Taereung was considered a record that could only be achieved by Lee Sang-hwa.

Kim Min-sun’s rising trend is piercing the sky. Since November of last year, she has won the first to fourth consecutive championships in the women’s 500m at the International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup. She was particularly successful in her 36th round, setting her personal best of 96 in 36 seconds in her 4th competition. Even with Lee Sang-hwa’s world record (36 seconds 36) she came close by 0.6 seconds.

Min-seon Kim, who won three gold medals including winning the women’s 500m at the 31st Winter World University Games (Winter Universiade) held in Lake Placid, New York, USA. I got good grades once.

In the men’s 500m, Kim Jun-ho (Gangwon Provincial Office), the winner of the 4th World Cup, won with a new tournament record of 34.93 seconds. In the men’s 5000m, veteran Lee Seung-hoon (IHQ) won the gold medal with a time of 6:40:49.

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