Jeon Woong-tae and Seo Chang-wan in the men’s division, and Kim Seon-woo and Seong Seung-min in the women’s joint gold medal.

Seo Chang-wan and Jeon Woong-tae are happy after winning the championship.

The Korean modern pentathlon team won gold medals for the men’s and women’s relay at the World Championships for the first time.

Jeon Woong-tae (Gwangju Metropolitan City Hall) and Seo Chang-wan (Armed Forces Athletic Corps) competed in fencing, swimming, horseback riding, and laser run (shooting + track and field) at the International Union of Modern Pentathlon (UIPM) 2024 World Championships held in Zhengzhou, China on the 10th (local time). They won the championship with a total of 1,466 points, beating the teams of Ukraine (1,442 points) and France (1,427 points).

It has been two years since Korea won the men’s relay event at the Modern Pentathlon World Championships after Jeon Woong-tae and Jeong Jin-hwa won in 2022.

In addition, Korea swept the men’s and women’s relays in which Kim Seon-woo (Gyeonggi Provincial Office) and Seong Seung-min (Korea National Sport University) participated, winning a total of 1,321 points, beating the Egyptian team (1,282 points).

In the women’s relay, Korea won its first ever gold medal, and the men’s and women’s relays also won for the first time.

Previously, the women’s relay’s best results were bronze medals in 2019 and 2022.

Although the relay is not an event in the modern pentathlon event at the 2024 Paris Olympics scheduled for August 8-11, the Korean modern pentathlon team expressed hope by confirming their good condition from the first event of this competition held about two months before the Olympics. . In the Olympic modern pentathlon, only the men’s and women’s individual events are held. 카지노사이트

In the relay competition at this competition, the men’s team ranked first overall in fencing and did not fall outside of third place in all events, while the women’s team also showed excellent performance by taking first place in swimming and laser running, and second place in fencing and horseback riding. .

In an interview on the UIPM website, Jeon Woong-tae said, “I congratulate the women’s national team, and I am happy that the men’s relay also achieved good results. I am very happy with the process of participating in the World Championships and preparing for the Olympics. The individual competition is now starting, and I will continue to work hard. “He expressed his feelings.

Kim Seon-woo said, “I am happy to win the first gold medal in the women’s relay at the World Championships, and it is even more meaningful to do it with Seung-min. I want to advance to the finals with my colleagues in the individual event.”

This competition will continue with the men’s and women’s individual competitions until the 15th, and the mixed relay competition will be held on the last day, the 16th. 안전 슬롯사이트

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