The Gangwon Province athletes competing in the 52nd National Youth Sports Games are cruising through day three of the competition with a total of 75 medals, including 14 gold, 26 silver, and 35 bronze.
So far, the province’s athletes have raced to gold in track and field and weightlifting. On the first day of the Games, Lee Sae-bom (Inje-joong) won the gold medal in the girls’ javelin throw (48m79) with a new category record, while Chung Myung-joon (Cheong Ah-jung) took first place in the boys’ 110m hurdles (15.46) on the same day.
Four gold medals were won in weightlifting on the 28th, including two new individual records by Kim Ha-joon (Chiaak). Kim won three gold medals in the boys’ secondary school weightlifting 67kg category with a total of 112kg in the lift, 146kg in the snatch (previously 145kg) and 258kg in the total (previously 255kg).
Lee Sun-koo (Chiaak Middle School) lifted 120 kilograms in the men’s secondary school weightlifting 73 kilograms to win one gold medal and add a bronze with a total of 209 kilograms. Ko Haru (Gangwon), who recently beat out an unemployed team member to earn not only a Taekwondo mark but also a World Championships berth, once again distinguished himself among his peers, winning gold in the 50-meter breaststroke in a time of 32.80 seconds.
The first team gold came in shooting. The Gangwon girls’ shooting team of Cho Min-seo (Yangyang Middle), Yeom Yerang (Gangwon), Lee Ha-eun (Yangyang Middle), and Park Sun-bi (Geojin Middle) won gold in the air rifle team event with 1861.5 points, beating Gwangju (1861.0 points) by 0.5 points on Sunday. It has been nine years since the provincial team won the gold medal in the girls’ secondary air rifle at the National Youth Games, which was held at the 43rd edition in 2014.메이저사이트
In addition, Eo Yoo-jin (Seolon) won gold in the boys’ secondary bowling individual event, Lee Jong-in (Pyeongchang) won gold in the boys’ secondary wrestling Greco-Roman 48 kg, Jeon Min-sung (Shin Chul-won) won gold in the boys’ secondary judo -66 kg, and Kang Min-jae (Wontong-cho) won gold in the boys’ primary wrestling lightweight category.
Meanwhile, the tournament, which opened on Nov. 27 in Ulsan, will conclude on Nov. 30. Gangwon Province sent a total of 693 athletes to the tournament, including 257 elementary school students and 436 secondary school students. Prior to the tournament, the Gangwon Provincial Office of Education provided individual training expenses of 500,000 won per person to all student-athletes for stable training and improved performance.