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Jaewon Jeong. 

Jeong Jae-won (23, Uijeongbu City Hall) won his second consecutive mass start title at the Four Continents Speed ​​Skating Championships, winning the only gold medal among Korean athletes.

Jaewon Jeong was the first to cross the finish line with a record of 8 minutes 16.33 seconds in the men's mass start at the 2023-24 International Skating Union (ISU) Four Continents Championships held at the Utah Olympic Oval in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA on the 22nd (Korean time). passed. 카지노사이트랭크

Jaewon Jeong, who earned 60 sprint points, climbed to the top of the podium, beating Shomu Sasaki (40 points, Japan) and Antoine Gelinas Beaulieu (20 points, Canada).

Jaewon Jeong, who won this event last year by beating senior national team member Seunghoon Lee (IHQ), succeeded in winning for the second time in a row. In addition to winning the team pursuit last year, this is the third gold medal in the Four Continents Championships.

In addition, he is the second person to achieve two consecutive wins in the men's mass start at the Four Continents Championships, following Eom Cheon-ho (Sports Toto) in the 2019-2020 and 2020-21 seasons.

As Jeong Jae-won won the gold medal in the mass start, the Korean team avoided 'no gold' in this competition.

Korea won one gold medal and three bronze medals in this competition, its poorest performance in the Four Continents Speed ​​Skating Championships that started in the 2019-2020 season.

In the 2019-20 season, the inaugural competition, 5 gold, 4 silver, and 4 bronze were harvested, and in the 2021-22 season, which was held for the first time in two years due to the aftermath of the novel coronavirus infection (Corona 19), 2 gold and 3 silver were collected. He won 4 gold and 4 bronze medals, and in the 2022-23 season, he won 4 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze medals.

Kim Min-seon (Uijeongbu City Hall), the sprinter she had been looking forward to, won bronze medals in the women's 500m and 1000m respectively, ending her bid to win two gold medals for the second time in a row. In addition, Cho Sang-hyuk (Sport Toto), Kim Tae-yoon (Seoul City Hall), and Yang Ho-jun (Uijeongbu High School) participated in the men's team sprint, where they only added one bronze medal.

The Speed ​​Skating Four Continents Championships is a competition in which athletes from Asia, America, Africa, and Oceania participate. 고스톱