Kang Soo-min (Korea University) won silver and bronze medals at the 3rd competition of the Junior Speed Skating World Cup in the 2022-23 season hosted by the International Skating Union (ISU). The Korea Ice Skating Federation (hereinafter referred to as the Ice Skating Federation) announced that Sumin Kang won silver and bronze medals메이저놀이터 in the women’s 1500m event and mass start, respectively.
Kang Soo-min recorded 2 minutes 3 seconds 47 in the women’s 1500m at the 3rd ISU Junior Speed Skating World Cup held at the Max Eicher Arena in Inzel, Bavaria, Germany on the 6th (Korean time), ranking second out of 29 competitors.
He started her race in the Group 8 in-course and passed her first 300m segment in 27.07, fourth place overall. Sumin Kang then increased her speed and she moved up to second and crossed the finish line.
In the women’s mass start that followed, she crossed the finish line in 6:17:98 and won the bronze medal with 48 points. Kang Soo-min also took second place in the 1500m at her World Cup second event in Finland last December.
He gained 146 Junior World Cup points this season, including her standing on this day, and moved up to the top of the Junior World Cup rankings in that event. As Su-min Kang, she finished her schedule with 1st place in the 1500m World Cup overall rankings, 2nd place in the mass start, and 3rd place in the 3000m event in the three ISU Junior Speed Skating World Cups held this season.
1st place in the men’s 500m World Cup overall ranking was taken by Koo Min-min (Pangok High School). Ko Eun-woo (Nowon High School) placed second in the men’s 1000m, and Jeong Hyeon-seo (Taereung High School) placed third in the women’s 1000m.
The Korean men’s and women’s team finished the World Cup schedule with a score of 3rd place in the overall ranking of the women’s team event. Coach Ji Eun-sang, who leads the Junior Speed Skating Team, said through the Ice Skating Federation, “The young athletes showed their potential for future development by running a good race on the world stage.” We ask for your support and interest,” he said.
The junior speed skating team will participate in the ‘2023 ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships’ held at the same place from the 10th.