Smile Jumper’ Woo Sang-hyeok (27, Yongin City Hall) is the first Korean athlete to challenge to win the Asian Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Woo Sang-hyeok will participate in the 10th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships held in Astana, Kazakhstan from the 10th to the 12th.
Woo Sang-hyeok, who started off-campus training in the United States last December and continued training in Europe, will make his first jump of the season at the Asian Indoor Track and Field Championships. 카지노사이트
Woo Sang-hyeok is considered a strong contender for the championship in the men’s high jump event. Woo Sang-hyeok’s rival Mutaz Esa Barsim (Qatar) is unlikely to participate in this tournament.
Barsim won the men’s high jump title at the Asian Indoor Championships five times in a row from the 2010 Tehran Games in Iran to the 2018 Tehran Games. Barshim holds the record of 2m 38, the best record in the competition.
An opportunity came to Woo Sang-hyeok. Woo Sang-hyeok became the first Korean to win a gold medal over 2m 34 at the World Indoor Track and Field Championships in Belgrade, Serbia in March last year. It is worth aiming for the championship in this competition without Barsim.
Woo Sang-hyeok will compete in the preliminary match at 2:50 pm on the 11th, and then challenge for the championship in the finals starting at 8:30 pm on the 12th.
In addition to Woo Sang-hyeok, Kim Guk-young (Gwangju Metropolitan City Hall) in men’s 60m, Kyung-tae Kim (Ansan City Hall) in men’s 60m hurdles, Gyu-min Yoo (Iksan City Hall) in men’s triple jump, Jang-woo Kim (Jangheung-gun Office) in men’s heptathlon Choi Dong-hwi (Army Sports Corps) in men’s shot put, women’s shot put Lee Soo-jeong (Seogwipo City Hall) and Jeong Yu-seon (Ansan City Hall) will go on a medal hunt.
Yoo Gyu-min and Kim Jang-woo will compete in the men’s triple jump final at 11:05 pm on the 10th. Sujeong Lee and Yooseon Jeong will participate in the women’s shot put final at 9:25 on the 11th.
On the 11th, Kim Kook-young will compete in three races: the 60m preliminaries at 1:25 p.m., the semi-finals at 9:40 p.m., and the final at 11:50 p.m. Kim Kyung-tae will participate in the men’s 60m hurdles final at 10:10 pm on the 12th, the last day of the competition, and Choi Dong-hui will cover the men’s heptathlon ranking on the afternoon of the 12th.