World Athletics Championships roster announced… South Korea: Woo Sang-hyeok, Ko Seung-hwan, Kim Jang-woo, Jeong Yoo-seon
Woo Sang-hyeok, the candidate for the men’s high jump championship,
will hold the preliminaries on the afternoon of the 20th and the final on the morning of the 23rd
World Athletics Federation
The World Athletics Federation confirmed and announced the list of athletes to compete in the 2023 World Championships to be held in Budapest, Hungary from the 19th to the 27th local time.
In the list released by the World Athletics Federation on the 11th, there are 202 teams and 2,187 names, including refugee teams.
In Korea, four people will participate in the World Championships: male high jump Woo Sang-hyeok (27, Yongin City Hall),
200m 200m high jump Ko Seung-hwan (25, Gwangju Metropolitan City Hall), triple jump Kim Jang-woo (23, Jangheung-gun Office), and women’s shot put thrower Jeong Yoo-seon (25, Ansan City Hall). .
Woo Sang-hyeok passed the standard record (2m32) and earned the right to participate in the World Championships,
the other three did not exceed the standard record, but obtained the right to compete with ranking points.
The eyes of Korean track and field fans are directed to the ‘men’s high jump list’. 바카라사이트
In the men’s high jump, 37 players, including ‘champion candidate’ Woo Sang-hyeok, will participate.
Woo Sang-hyeok’s personal record is 2m36 indoors and 2m35 outdoors.
Among the jumpers participating in the World Championships in Budapest,
the players with higher outdoor individual records than Woo Sang-hyeok are Mutaz Esa Barsim (32, Qatar, 2m43),
Andriy Prochenko (35, Ukraine, 2m40), and Jean Marco Tamberry (31, Qatar).
There are 6 people: Italy, 2m39), Donald Thomas (38, Bahamas, 2m37), Jubon Harrison (24, USA, 2m36), and Brandon Stark (29, Australia, 2m36).
However, many experts analyze the competition to win the men’s high jump at the World Championships as a three-way match between Barsim,
who won three consecutive victories in the tournament, Harrison, who currently ranks first in ranking points, and Woo Sang-hyeok.
World Indoor Championships
Woo Sang-hyeok won the World Indoor Championships last year (2m34) and came second at the Eugene Outdoor World Championships with 2m35.
The 2022 Eugene World Championships champion was Barsim, who exceeded 2m37.
Kim Hyeon-seop (3rd place at the 2011 Daegu Games) and Sang-hyeok Woo are the only two Korean athletes who have medals at the World Championships in Athletics.
At the Daegu tournament, Kim Hyun-seop finished the race in 6th place,
but rose to 3rd place as a large number of players with banned substances were detected in the doping retest.
Woo Sang-hyeok won the ‘2nd place’, the best in Korea, at the 2022 Eugene Games, and received a medal on the world championship podium for the first time.
When they stand on the podium in Budapest, they will set a new milestone of winning medals at two consecutive world championships for the first time in Korean athletics.
However, Woo Sang-hyeok looks higher.
While feeling proud of his achievements at the 2022 Eugene World Championships,
Woo Sang-hyeok could not abandon his lingering attachment to the ‘gold medal’.
Woo Sang-hyeok said after an open training session at Incheon Munhak Stadium on the 2nd, “I prepared really well.
He plans to maintain his weight at 67kg and lose another 2kg at the World Championships.
People around me feel sorry for me, saying, ‘How can I control my diet and increase the intensity of my training?’
But if you work hard, you are rewarded. I am focused and immersed.
Woo Sang-hyuk will hold the preliminary round at 5:35 pm on the 20th and the final at 2:55 am on the 23rd.
Koh Seung-hwan, Kim Jang-woo and Jeong Yoo-seon will be on the world championship stage for the first time as individuals.
Ko Seung-hwan, whose personal best time is 20 seconds 51,
will compete in the 200m qualifiers held on the 23rd at 7:50 pm Korean time.
A total of 62 athletes will run in the 200m heats.
‘2022 Asian Championships 3rd place’ Kim Jang-woo (personal best 16m78)
competes with 37 people in the men’s triple jump preliminaries starting at 2:35 am on the 20th.
Korea’s first Asian Indoor Athletics Championships gold medalist Jeong Yu-seon (personal best 17m12) will participate in the women’s shot put preliminary round (38 participants) at 5:25 pm on the 26th.