Korean skeleton ace Jeong Seung-gi (24, Gangwon-do Office) won the first world championship medal in his career.
Jeong Seung-gi won the bronze medal in the men’s skeleton event at the 2022-23 International Bobsleigh Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Championships held in St. Moritz, Switzerland on the 27th with a total of 4 minutes 31 seconds 17 in the first to fourth periods.
Jeong Seung-gi broke the first period held the previous day with 1 minute 7.88 (start 4.85), and recorded 1 minute 7.39 (start 4.79) in the second period that followed, ranking 4th with a total of 2 minutes 15 seconds 27, raising expectations for the prize. raised
Jeong Seung-gi, who took 1 minute 8 seconds 31 (start 4.86) in the 3rd period that followed, finished the last 4th period in 1 minute 7.59 (start 4.83), rising to 3rd place with a total of 4 minutes 31 seconds 17.
Britain’s Matt Weston took first place with a time of 4:28:71, and Italy’s Amedeo Bagnis took second place with a time of 4:30:50.
This is the first time Jeong Seung-gi has won a prize at the World Championships. 메이저놀이터
He ranked 9th in the 2018-19 season competition, his first appearance, and ranked 16th and 20th in the 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons, respectively.
Jeong Seung-gi, who showed clear growth this season, is in the limelight as the next-generation skeleton ace to succeed Yoon Sung-bin.
He won two silver medals and one bronze medal in the 1st to 3rd World Cup competitions, and ranked 13th in the 4th, 4th in the 5th, and 7th in the 6th, proving his competitiveness on the world stage.
And finally, he succeeded in winning the first world championship, raising expectations for future results.
Meanwhile, Kim Ji-soo (29, Gangwon-do Office), who competed together, rose to 8th place with a total time of 4:32:58 in the first to fourth periods.