South Korean short track athletes Kim Gun-woo (Sportsnet) and Kim Gil-ri (Seongnam City Hall) swept the men’s and women’s 1,500-meter gold medals at the third edition of the 2023-2024 International Ice Skating Union (ISU) World Cup.Kim was the first to cross the line in the men’s 1,500-meter final in 2:18.934, beating China’s Li Wenrong (2:19.009) by 0.075 seconds on Monday (Sept. 9) in Beijing, China.His teammates, Park Ji-won (Seoul Metropolitan Government) and Jang Jang-woo (Korea University), finished fifth and sixth, respectively, and did not make the medals.With his gold, Kim completed a three-meet gold streak, winning the 1,000-meter title in the first meeting, the 1,500-meter second race in the second meeting, and the 1,500-meter gold in the third meeting today.Kim’s last-minute spurt was the highlight of the race.

With three South Koreans in the final, Park Ji-won, who was leading with four laps to go, collided with Canada’s William Danu and faltered, allowing China’s Li Wenrong to take the lead.Kim quickly moved into second place and chased down Li Wenrong, who made an outside pass in the final corner before the finish line to seal the win.In the women’s 1,500-meter final, Kim Gili was the first to cross the line in 2:25.830 to win by a comfortable margin over China’s Gong Li (2:26.142).It was Kim’s third consecutive World Cup gold medal after winning the 1,000 meters in the first round and the first race of the 1,500 meters in the second round.In the final, Kim took the lead with five laps to go and never looked back.Her 카지노사이트킹 teammate, Shim Seok-hee (Seoul Metropolitan Government), was disappointed to be disqualified after receiving a penalty.

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