The men’s 1,000m second race final of the first round of the 2023-2024 International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup in Montreal, Canada, on the 23rd (Korea Standard Time) was three out of five participants.
Hwang Dae-heon, Park Ji-won, and Kim Gun-woo played against Luca Spechenhauser (Italy) and William Danzanu (Canada).
Fourth place Hwang Dae-heon tried to pass between Park Ji-won and Kim Gun-woo, who were running in first and second place ahead of the last lap. In the process, Hwang Dae-heon collided with Park Ji-won and the two players slipped. In the meantime, Kim Gun-woo hit first place and crossed the finish line first with 1:26.712 seconds. 슬롯머신
The judges ruled that Hwang Dae-heon committed a severe foul that could cause injury and disqualified him by giving him a yellow card (YC). Park ranked fourth.
In the second race of the women’s 1,000m, Kim Ki-li (Seongnam City Hall), who is playing the role of ace in place of Choi Min-jeong, who is resting, won the title with a time of 1 minute 30 seconds.998.
Kim Ki-li was running third after Hannes Desmett of Belgium and Kristen Santos-Greeze World of the U.S. ahead of the final lap. When Don Desmett and Santos-Greeze World widened in the final corner, he squeezed in the gap and turned the tables. Hwang Dae-heon succeeded by using a failed technique.
In the men’s 5,000m relay, Hwang Dae-heon, Park Ji-won, Kim Gun-woo and Jang Sung-woo (Korea University) won the silver medal with a time of 6:55:895.
Kim Ki-li, Lee So-yeon (Sports Toto), Seo Hwi-min (Korea University) and Shim Suk-hee (Seoul City Hall) failed to win a medal in the women’s 3,000m relay. He was about to finish third after Canada and the United States, but Kim Ki-li tripped on the ice and finished fourth, the lowest.