Woo Sang-hyeok (27, Yongin City Hall) broke the world championship standard record in the first domestic competition this year.
Woo Sang-hyeok won the gold medal in the men’s collegiate and general division high jump at the KBS Cup National Track and Field Championship held at Yecheon Stadium in Gyeongsangbuk-do on the 9th, exceeding 2m32 and setting a new record for the competition.
There was no domestic player who could stop Woo Sang-hyeok, who had risen to ‘world class’.
While the match started at 1m90, Woo Sang-hyeok, who had passed all 2m13, started with 2m16 and easily crossed the bar in the first period.
Woo Sang-hyeok and Park Soon-ho (Yeongju City Hall) were the only players who challenged the 2m16. Woo Sang-hyeok’s victory was confirmed as Park Soon-ho failed all the way to the 3rd period. Park Soon-ho won her silver medal with a time of 2m10.
Woo Sang-hyeok, who won the gold medal, raised the bar to 2m32, the standard record for the 2023 Budapest World Championships, in the second jump. And this time, the first time was successful.
Woo Sang-hyeok, who achieved all of his goals, finished the game without any additional attempts.
This tournament also serves as a selection match for the national team of the Hangzhou Asian Games. If he does not participate in the tournament, he will be excluded from the selection list for the Asian Games, so he participated in the tournament despite a tight schedule.
Woo Sang-hyeok, who left for Doha, Qatar at dawn on the 3rd to participate in the 2023 World Athletics Federation Diamond League, returned home on the 7th after finishing the competition and immediately prepared for this competition.
Despite various difficulties such as long flights and jet lag, she maintained her condition and won the gold medal that day, virtually securing the right to participate in the Asian Games. Here, he once again showed off his overwhelming presence by passing his world championship standard record.
Woo Sang-hyeok expressed his feelings through the Korea Association of Athletics Federations, saying, “The standard record for the World Championships is burdensome, but I passed it today and can prepare for the next competitions with a comfortable mind.”토토사이트
He went on to reveal his aspirations, saying, “It was regrettable that I stayed at the silver medal at the last Asian Games in Jakarta. I want to win a gold medal at the Asian Games in Hangzhou this year.”
In the women’s discus final, Jeong Ji-hye (Pohang City Hall) threw 57m26, setting a new record for her event and rising to the top.
In the men’s 1500m final, Park Jong-hak (Korea Electric Power Corporation) finished the race first in 3:46.34. He broke the previous record of 3 minutes 47 seconds 80 and won the gold medal with a new tournament record.