Speed skating hopefuls Heo Seok (Uijeongbu High School) and Im Ri-won (Uijeongbu Girls’ High School) won silver medals in the mixed relay at the 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympic Games (Gangwon 2024). The two skaters ranked second after China (3 minutes 11.74 seconds) in the mixed relay final held at the Gangneung Speed Skating Rink in Gangwon-do on the 25th with a record of 3 minutes 11.78 seconds. The Netherlands took the bronze medal with a time of 3 minutes, 12.10 seconds.
Korea, competing with the Netherlands, China, and Japan, stored up its stamina at the back end of the race.No. 1 runner Lim Ri-won was not greedy and continued the race by running in 3rd and 4th place .Heo Seok, who took over the baton, also did not overdo it. The race became more intense after being replaced by female athletes. Japan began to fall behind and the game became a competition between three teams. The race was decided on the last lap.
Heo Seok climbed into the in-course path on the last curve and rose to first place .However, in the final straight run, he was able to overcome China and crossed the finish line for the second time .The mixed relay involves a total of four teams, one male and one athlete each .This sport made its adult debut at the first round of the International Skating Union (ISU) Senior World Cup in November last year .It is not an official adult Olympic sport. The Korean youth ice speed team is aiming for additional medals in 카지노사이트 the men’s and women’s mass start on the 26th.