Woo Sang-hyeok Another new track and field history… Diary League Final Ticket

‘Smile Jumper’ Woo Sang-hyuk (27, Yongin City Hall, photo) became the first Korean player to advance to the World Association of Athletics Federations (WA) Diamond League finals.

Woo Sang-hyuk surpassed 2.31m and took third place in the Diamond League men’s high jump competition held in Zurich, Switzerland on the 1st. Woo Sang-hyuk, who added 6 ranking points, confirmed 4th place in the season ranking (20 points) and secured a ticket to the finals in the men’s high jump, where only the 6th ranked player can participate.

In order for Woo Sang-hyuk to advance to this year’s finals, he had to place in the top five in this competition. For Woo Sang-hyuk, it was a crisis that could repeat last year’s nightmare when he missed out on advancing to the finals by only finishing 7th (16 points) in the season rankings with a 1-point difference. Fortunately, my condition was good that day.

Kim Do-gyun (44), vertical jump coach of the Korean track and field team, said, “Woo Sang-hyuk had a good rhythm when he crossed 2m31 in the third period in this competition. He said, “I ran with the most stable posture recently,” and added, “If I consistently surpass 2m30, I think I have a chance to win (even in the finals).”먹튀검증

The victory in this competition went to Mutaz Barsim (32, Qatar), the ‘best active jumper’. Barshim was the only one of the 10 participating athletes to surpass 2.35m in the first period, confirming first place. Barsim also firmly maintained his first place position for the season, securing 29 ranking points. Barshim will compete with Woo Sang-hyuk for the gold medal at the Hangzhou Asian Games, which opens on the 23rd. Sanghyuk Woo said, “The challenge continues. He pledged, “I will work hard until the Diamond League Final and Asian Games.”

The Diamond League, in which only the world’s top track and field athletes can participate, holds a total of 14 competitions a year (7 competitions in the men’s high jump). After receiving ranking points according to the ranking of each competition, the final winner of each event is determined in the final competition, the final. This year’s finals will be held in Eugene, Oregon, USA starting on the 17th. Eugene is the place where Woo Sang-hyuk won a silver medal at last year’s World Championships.

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