Kim Geon-woo (25, Sports Toto), who caused various problems in the past, returned to the short track team after four years.
Kim Kun-woo won the national team by placing second overall in the 2023-2024 season short track national team selection competition, which ended at the Jincheon National Training Center in Chungcheongbuk-do on the 23rd.
Kim Kun-woo, who scored 68 ranking points in the first and second contests, came in second after Hwang Dae-heon (Gangwon Provincial Office).
Park Ji-won (Seoul City Hall), who won two gold medals at the 2023 World Championships, was automatically selected for the national team, and the top 7 overall rankings in this tournament will board the national team. Up to the second place, they are qualified to compete in the individual competition at the next season’s international competition.
Kim Kun-woo, who finished second, not only returned to the national team, but also won the right to participate in his individual competition.
He is returning to the national team after 4 years since 2019.
In the past, Kim Gun-woo caused all sorts of problems, and it was safe to be called a ‘accident group’.
In 2015, as a high school student, Kim Kun-woo was caught drinking alcohol while staying out at the Taereung National Training Center, and in 2016, he was accused of betting on a sports betting site.
In February 2019, he was sentenced to a one-month suspension for trespassing on the Jincheon Athletes’ Village women’s quarters to meet an athlete from the women’s short track team, and was expelled from the Athletes’ Village. 카지노사이트
Kim Kun-woo, who was unable to board the national team after that, succeeded in wearing the Taegeuk mark again this time.
Kim Gun-woo said, “It didn’t work out well at the beginning of this season, but thanks to the coach and hard preparation, I got a good result in the end,” and said, “It was a proud tournament.”
When asked about his resolution for the new season, as if conscious of past problems, Kim Kun-woo said, “I am still reflecting a lot on the problems that happened in the past. I will not make such mistakes in the future.” Confessed.
Then, he expressed his determination, “That’s why I was more desperate for this national team selection match. As much as I joined the national team, I think it will be a season in which I can work harder than others.”
Kim Gun-woo once again promised, “There will never be anything like the past in the future. I will show a good image.”