Korean skeleton next-generation ace Jung Seung-gi (24, Gangwon-do Office) won a world championship medal.
Jeong Seung-gi competed in the men’s skeleton event at the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Championships held in St. Moritz, Switzerland on the afternoon of the 27th (Korean time) and took third place and a bronze medal around his neck.
On this day, Jeong Seung-gi recorded a time of 1:07:88 (start 4.85) in the first period, 1:07:39 (start 4.79) in the second period, 1:08:31 (start 4.86) in the third period, and 1:07:59 (start 4.86) in the fourth period. (start 4.83), with a total time of 4 minutes 31 seconds 17, rising to third place.
Britain’s Matt Weston took first place with a time of 4:28.71. Second place went to Amedeo Bagnis of Italy, who recorded 4:30:50. 메이저놀이터
Right after the race, Jung Seung-gi told his management company, All That Sports, “I finished the 1st and 2nd runs yesterday in 4th place, so today I set my goal to be in the 3rd place. After the 3rd run, I maintained 4th place, but in the end I finished with a difference of 0.01 second. It was so thrilling to come from behind and finish third,” he said after finishing the race.
He continued, “I am grateful to the national team leaders who worked together to achieve good results and to the sponsors who strongly support me.”