Korea won 12 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 9 bronze medals at the Winter Universiade in Lake Placid, New York, USA, which ended on the 23rd (Korean time), following Japan (21 gold, 17 silver, 10 bronze). Finished the tournament in 2nd place. The total of 29 medals is the highest ever tied for a Winter Universiade. 헤라카지노
Lake Placid is the place where Jeon Seon-ok won the first gold medal in the history of the Korean Winter Universiade in the women’s 1000m speed skating at the 7th event in 1972. In this event, as the athletes won many medals, it came to be remembered as a place of special ties with Korea.
Korea participated in the event with 127 athletes in 5 events, winning 16 medals (7 gold, 4 silver, 5 bronze), the most in short track. Won 9 medals (4 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze) in speed skating, 2 medals (1 gold, 1 bronze) in snowboarding, 1 medal (1 silver) in curling, and 1 medal (1 bronze) in figure skating. .
In particular, Choi Min-jung (25, Yonsei University), the leading Korean short track speed skater, swept gold medals in the women’s 500m, 1000m, 1500m, and women’s 3000m relay, winning the only four gold medals in this event.
Kim Min-seon (24, Korea University), who won the first gold medal for a Korean team, won gold medals in the women’s speed skating 500m, 1000m, and mixed relay, achieving three gold medals.
Men’s short track Seong-woo Jang (1000m, men’s relay) and Tae-seong Kim (1500m, men’s relay) won two gold medals each.
Lee Min-sik (23, Korea National Sport University) of skiing and snowboarding won the gold medal for the first time in slopestyle history. Lee Min-sik scored 25.50 points in the first final, but scored 90.00 points in the second final, winning a dramatic gold medal.
The short track and speed skaters who achieved the best results in this event returned home through Incheon International Airport on the 24th.