Men’s and Women’s Park Ji-won finish side-by-side at short track quadrennials
Men’s short track athlete Park Ji-won (Seoul Metropolitan Government) and women’s athlete Park Ji-won (Jeonbuk Province) won gold and silver medals respectively at the Four Continents Championships .Park Ji-won won the men’s 1,500m final at the International Ice Skating Union (ISU) Short Track Quadrennial Championships in Laval, Quebec, Canada, on 5 May with a time of 2 minutes, 33.158 seconds. After lingering at the back of the field until midway through the race, Park Ji-won broke away to take the lead with seven laps to go.
She then gradually increased her pace, draining her rivals and crossing the line first with plenty of time to spare. In the final lap, she pulled away from the second-placed group. Park Ji-won is a fixture on the Korean short track scene, ranked No. 1 in the World Cup Series for the 2022-2023 season .At the Four Continents Championships, where athletes from Asia, the Americas, Africa and Oceania compete, she started her gold medal hunt on day one. His 슬롯게이밍 compatriot Kim Gun-woo (Sportsnet) took bronze in 2 minutes, 33.324 seconds.