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Kim Min-seon on ice sets new Korean record in the ISU World Cup 1000m Failure to obtain a medal

Kim Min-seon on ice.

Kim Min-seon (24, Uijeongbu City Hall) set a new Korean record in the women’s 1,000m at the 5th International Skating Union (ISU) Speed ​​Skating World Cup. Unfortunately, she did not win a medal.

Min-seon Kim ranked 5th with a record of 1 minute 13.42 seconds in the second race of the women’s 1,000 m at the 5th competition of the 2023-24 ISU Speed ​​Skating World Cup held at the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA on the 29th (Korean time).

Min-seon Kim’s record is set in December 2022. She not only shaved 0.37 seconds off her own personal record (1 minute, 13.79 seconds), but also broke the previous Korean record (1 minute) set by Lee Sang-hwa at the Canadian Pole Classic in September 2013. 13 seconds 66) was broken in 10 years and 4 months.

On this day, Kim Min-seon passed the first 200m in 17.67 seconds, 3rd place overall, but fell to 4th place in the 600m section, lacking the backbone.

The winner was Kimi Goetz (USA), who crossed the finish line in 1 minute 13.08 seconds, the silver medal went to Utah Leirdam (1 minute 13.17 seconds), and the bronze medal went to Fecker Kok (1 minute 13.21 seconds, above from the Netherlands).

Lee Na-hyun (Nowon High School), who competed in the same event, recorded 1 minute 16.33 seconds and ranked 19th.

Meanwhile, the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City, where this tournament was held, is famous for its relatively low air resistance as the stadium is located at an altitude of 1,425 meters above sea level, and as a stadium where various new records are set due to its unique dry weather and perfect ice quality management.

Korean players also set various new records here. ‘Ice Empress’ Lee Sang-hwa set her 2013 women’s 500m world record (36.36 seconds) here. On the 28th, Lee Na-hyun set a junior world record in the women’s 500m with a time of 37.34 seconds. 고스톱

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