‘Billiards prodigy’ Jo Myung-woo (25, Seoul City Hall) was selected as the best player in Korean billiards last year.
The Korea Billiards Federation (Chairman Park Bo-hwan) held the ‘2023 Korea Billiards Federation New Year’s Celebration and Awards Ceremony’ at the Olympia Hall on the 1st floor of the Seoul Olympic Parktel on the 23rd. Cho Myung-wu received the grand prize at this spot.
Jo Myung-woo won the first championship in his life at the 2022 Sharm El Sheikh 3 Cushion World Cup held in Egypt in December 2022. In particular, he reached the top by defeating world number 2 Daniel Sanchez (Spain), who is considered one of the world’s top four 3-cushion kings. 메이저놀이터
In addition, Jo Myung-woo won the under-25 championship at the 2022 Lausanne Billiard Masters. 2022 Dongt showed off his presence in domestic and foreign competitions, including winning the 3-cushion individual competition at the Donghae Cup National Billiards Competition.
In the women’s 3-cushion category, Han Ji-eun (22, Seongnam Billiard Federation), who is considered the next generation queen, was selected as the best player. Han Ji-eun won the runner-up at the World Women’s 3-Cushion Championships in September 2022, and also won three gold medals in the domestic competition, and she rose to the top of the federation rankings.
In pocketball, Kwon Ho-jun (30, Incheon Metropolitan City Sports Association) and Lee Woo-jin (24, Incheon Metropolitan City Sports Association) became excellent players. In Snooker & English Billiard, Lee Dae-gyu (28, Incheon Metropolitan City Sports Association) was named in the excellent player category.
Kim Hye-rim (19, Daejeon Billiard Federation), who won the runner-up in the women’s under 19 years old at the 2022 World Junior 9-Ball Championships, was also selected as an excellent high school player. In addition, the federation gave awards in various fields such as guidance, refereeing, daily sports, and school sports, and awarded plaques of appreciation and achievements.