A national representative with the same name appeared in the short track. Male Park Ji-won (27, Seoul City Hall) and female Park Ji-won (25, Jeonbuk Provincial Office) put the Taegeuk mark side by side.

Park Ji-won won the 3rd place overall in the women’s division at the 2023-2024 season short track national team selection event, which ended on the 23rd at the Jincheon Athlete’s Village in Chungcheongbuk-do, and boarded her national team.

Park Ji-won earned 66 of her ranking points, placing third behind Gilly Kim (Seongnam City Hall) with 123 points and Shim Suk-hee (Seoul City Hall) with 100 points.메이저사이트

The top 8 in the women’s overall standings at this tournament will be selected for the national team. Up to 3rd place, they are qualified to participate in the individual competition at international competitions.

Park Ji-won, who finished third in the 1000m event that day, said in an interview after the match, “I was selected for the first time in the national team, and it is an honor to qualify for the individual event.”

The men’s national team also has ‘Park Ji-won’. This is Park Ji-won, who won two gold medals at the World Short Track Speed ​​Skating Championships last March.

Park Ji-won was automatically selected for the national team for the 2023-2024 season thanks to her two World Championships.

It is the first time for Park Ji-won to join the national team in the women’s division, so this is the first time that the two of different genders are playing together in the national team. In the International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track World Cup next season, it is expected that the two will compete in the mixed relay race together.

The Chinese characters used by the two are different. Male Park Ji-won writes ‘Al Ji(知), Eutteum Won(元)’, and female Park Ji-Won writes ‘mean Ji(志),

Park Ji-won of the women’s division said, “I think foreign players will find it strange. We have the same name, but he’s a good player, so I’m trying to learn a lot by joining the national team.”

She also added that she “never trained on the same team as my older brother who has the same name. I find it amusing to play for the national team together.”

Park Ji-won of the men’s team said, “I think my name is pretty. I think my parents gave me a good name. I think that having the same name is because this name is pretty, so I will be more proud of it.” I will try to make it,” he promised.

Park Ji-won, who was automatically selected for the national team, helped with the selection process, such as delivering the game results during this tournament. He could have just taken a break, but he volunteered to help out.

He said, “It is very exciting to ride, but I felt that it was not easy to watch. competition”.

He also said, “It was a meaningful time to do something together in the place where we run the game. I want to do it one more time.”

This was also heard as a commitment to achieve the best results among Korean players at the World Championships next year.

Park Ji-won said, “First of all, that’s the goal. Short track is a difficult event to predict, but

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