Woo Sang-hyeok (27, Yongin City Hall) and Hwang Seon-woo (20, Gangwon-do Office), who represent Korea’s track and field and swimming ‘world class’, met in Jeju Island and pledged to promote ‘2023 World Championships’.
Woo Sang-hyeok and Hwang Seon-woo met yesterday (16th) afternoon at Jeju Sports Complex.
Woo Sang-hyeok is training in Jeju Island, and Hwang Sun-woo has just finished the Jeju Halla Cup National Swimming Championships.
The two, who cheered each other on wired and wireless, did not miss the opportunity to train and play in Jeju at the same time.카지노사이트
The World Aquatics Championships and the World Championships in Athletics, which will be held sequentially this year, have become a hot topic.
Hwang Seon-woo will first compete at the World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka, Japan in July, and Woo Sang-hyeok will compete at the World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary in August.
Budapest was the place where the World Aquatics Championships were held last year, and Hwang Seon-woo won the silver medal in the 200m freestyle by setting a Korean record of 1 minute 44 seconds 47.
Woo Sang-hyeok and Hwang Seon-woo are not close friends yet, but they cheered each other on and said, “We are moving in the same direction.”
Woo Sang-hyeok and Hwang Seon-woo were ‘more celebrated than medalists’ at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics held in 2021.
Woo Sang-hyeok set a new Korean record of 2m35 in the men’s high jump final at the Tokyo Olympics and rose to fourth place, the highest ever in track and field history in Korea.
Hwang Seon-woo broke the Asian record and world junior record (47 seconds 56) in the 100m freestyle swimming at the Tokyo Olympics, and the Korean record and world junior record (1 minute 44 seconds 62) in the 200m freestyle.
As a Korean business athlete, he advanced to the Olympic final nine years after Park Tae-hwan and finished 5th in the 100m freestyle and 7th in the 200m.
Korean fans welcomed the ‘appearance of world-class athletes’ in track and field and swimming.
Woo Sang-hyeok and Hwang Seon-woo gave more strength after that.
Woo Sang-hyeok jumped 2m36 at the Czech indoor competition in February 2022, breaking the Korean record, and won the 2m34 at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on March 20.
Woo Sang-hyeok is the first Korean player to win a major championship at the World Indoor Athletics Championships.
Woo Sang-hyeok jumped 2m33 in the opening match (outdoor event) of the World Association of Athletics Federations Diamond League on May 14, when Mutaz Esa Barsim (Qatar) and Jean-Marco Tamberry (Italy) both competed for first place at the Tokyo Olympics. .
It is also the first time in Korea to win the Diamond League.
Here, on July 19th, he took second place with 2m35 in the men’s high jump final at the 2022 World Championships in Athletics held in Hayward Field, Oregon, USA.
It was the first silver medal at the World Championships won by Korean athletics.
Hwang Seon-woo also tasted the joy of winning his first major championship with a record of 1 minute 41 seconds 60 in the 200m freestyle at the 2021 Short Course (25m) World Championships held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) in December 2021.
In June 2022, he won a silver medal on a bigger stage, the Long Course (50m) World Championships.
After receiving the prize money from the Korea Swimming Federation in July of last year, Hwang Seon-woo said, “Woo Sang-hyeok won the same valuable silver medal as me at the outdoor world championships, and I cheered a lot and it felt good.” In Paris, where the 2018 Olympics will be held, I hope we can have a golden race together in athletics and swimming.”
Woo Sang-hyeok also said, “I received cheers and congratulations from Sun-Woo Hwang. As Sun-Woo Hwang said, Seon-Woo Hwang and I have a similar ‘going direction’.” I want to see results,” he said.
Even in 2023, Woo Sang-hyeok and Hwang Seon-woo are sweating heavily towards the top of the world.
Woo Sang-hyeok, who is training in Jeju, will participate in the opening game of the Diamond League held in Doha, Qatar on May 5 and aim for his second consecutive victory.
He has since competed in domestic and international competitions, preparing for the World Championships in August and the Asian Games in Hangzhou in September.
Hwang Seon-woo will soon enter the Jincheon National Training Center to prepare for the World Championships in Fukuoka in July and the Asian Games in Hangzhou in September.