Skeleton Jeong Seung-gi, 7th in the World Cup… Season ended in 4th place overall

February 18, 2023 0 Comments

Korean skeleton skater Jeong Seung-gi (24, Gangwon-do Office) finished 7th in the 8th final competition of the 2022-23 International Bobsleigh Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup, finishing 4th overall.

In the men’s skeleton event held in Sigulda바카라사이트, Latvia on the 17th (local time), Jeong Seung-gi recorded a total of 1 minute 41 seconds 38 in the first and second periods, 0.99 seconds behind winner Matt Weston (1 minute 40 seconds 39), and placed 7th. .

Jung Seung-gi, who is regarded as the new ace of Korean skeleton to succeed Yoon Seong-bin, the gold medalist at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, has won four World Cups this season. He won silver medals in the 1st, 2nd and 7th competitions, and won a bronze medal in the 3rd competition. He finished third at the World Championships with a thrilling come-from-behind run by 0.01 second. 

Jeong Seung-gi finished the 2022-23 season with a good record of 4th place in the World Cup series (1478 points).

‘Veteran’ Kim Ji-soo (29, Gangwon-do Office) rose to 8th place with a record of 1 minute 41 seconds 39 that day. He finished 6th (1312 points) in the overall ranking for the season. 

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