The journey of the International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup series in the 2022-2023 season of Kim Min-sun (24, Uijeongbu City Hall), a star of Korean women’s speed skating, was the so-called ‘previous’. In the women’s 500m, she won five gold medals and one silver medal, winning the overall with her ranking points of 354, making a spectacular appearance as the “next-generation ice trickster”.
The starting point for Kim Min-seon was the first competition (Stavanger, Norway) on November 12 last year (Korean time). She won the women’s 500m in this event with a time of 37.553, then she won another gold medal in the second event (Heerenvein, Netherlands) with a time of 37.21.
It wasn’t over. She broke her personal best (previous 37.270) with 36.972 in her 3rd competition (Calgary, Canada) last December, and in the 4th competition held at the same venue, she broke her personal best with 36.96. He broke his personal best record in one week. Both competitions resulted in victories. In the meantime, she won gold medals at the Four Continents Championships and the Winter Universiade, as expected. 온라인바카라
The 5th and 6th competitions held in Tomasłupmachowiecki, Poland were the journey of Kim Min-seon winning the gold medal. In this event she won her gold medal with a time of 37.90. She showed off her splendor with the only record of 37 invitations among 20 participating players. In the 6th competition, she finished second with a time of 38.08, behind Vanessa Herzog (37.96, Austria).
Kim Min-sun’s cruising this season is the result of diligent preparation while looking at the future. Uijeongbu City Hall head coach Jegal Seong-ryeol, coach Lee Kang-seok, and Kim Min-sun became a trinity. He endured arduous training while looking at a single tree and a forest, not a single leaf.
And that’s not all. I had to reduce chronic back pain, which was the biggest problem. He spent two years only reinforcing and rehabilitating the muscles around his back, and developed his endurance through steady mid- to long-distance training. In the process, his skating technique, which allows him to distribute his own strength, improved without even realizing it, and his ability to manage the game also improved. The result of 7th place at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics was also one of the processes of making Kim Min-sun’s skating, so he did not dwell on the result. Director Jegal recalls this time and emphasizes, “I am just grateful to (Kim) Min-seon for enduring that harsh training,” but also emphasized, “It is still only a process, so let’s never get excited.”
Kim Min-sun, who finished the World Cup series with his best performance, will compete in the ISU Speed Skating World Championships to be held in Heerenvein, Netherlands on March 2 and challenge for another championship.