‘New Empress of Ice’ Kim Min-seon, all World Cup winners lost… 6th silver medal
‘New Empress of Ice’ Kim Min-seon (24, Uijeongbu City Hall) regrettably failed to achieve the ISU World Cup title this season.
Kim Min-sun won the silver medal by recording 38 seconds 08 in the Women’s 500m Division A (Part 1) of the 2022-23 ISU Speed Skating World Cup 6th Competition메이저사이트 held at the Rodova Arena in Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland on the 18th (Korean time). .
Min-sun Kim, who competed in the 8-group in-course, broke the early 100m with her second-place finish of 10 seconds 49 overall. She then moved up to first place in the midterm standings as she clocked 27.59 in the remaining 400 m as well.
However, as Vanessa Herzog (Austria), who raced in the next group 9, crossed the finish line in 37.96 seconds, Min-sun Kim was pushed back to second place. Kim Min-seon, who previously won gold medals in women’s 500m in the 1st to 5th World Cups , unfortunately missed
the unprecedented record of being the ‘single-season World Cup 500m all-time champion’.
’ Lee Sang-hwa (retired) announced the teenage life of the ‘new empress on ice’. This season, she also comfortably held the top spot (354 points) in the World Cup Women’s 500m rankings. On that day, Herzog, who won the gold medal, rose to second in her rankings with 301 points.
Kim Min-seon stunned the world by winning her first World Cup gold medal in her women’s 500 m at her first event in November of her difficult year. It was the first time in about seven years that a Korean athlete won the ISU World Cup Women’s 500m championship in December 2015, after Lee Sang-hwa of the fourth round of the 2015-16 World Cup.
Kim Min-sun’s World Cup victory was not an accident. Even after that, he did not miss the top until the 5th World Cup. He won the World Cup as well as the Four Continents Championships and the Winter Universiade.
In the 3rd World Cup held last December, he entered the 36th for the first time while establishing his personal best record of 36 seconds 972. In the 4th World Cup that followed, he recorded a time of 36 seconds 96, changing his personal best record once again.