Triple jumper Kim Jang-woo, race walker Choi Byeong-gwang, and Woo Sang-hyeok are likely to compete in the Olympics

World Athletics Federation announces final ranking points for Paris Olympics. Only three people from Korea qualified for the Olympics

Kim Jang-woo leaping in triple jump

Men’s triple jump Kim Jang-woo (24, Armed Forces Athletic Corps) and men’s 20 km race walk Choi Byeong-gwang (33, Samsung Electronics) have qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympics through ‘ranking point rankings’.

Three Korean track and field athletes, including Woo Sang-hyeok (28, Yongin City Hall), who passed the standard record early and secured a spot in Paris, are expected to compete in the Paris Olympics.

The World Athletics Federation released the final ranking of Paris Olympic ranking points on the 3rd (Korean time).

32 athletes competed in the men’s triple jump at the Paris Olympics, and Kim Jang-woo ranked 32nd in the Olympic rankings.

The World Athletics Federation notifies each national athletics federation of the athletes who have qualified for the Paris Olympics and will work on finalizing the entries by July 8.

Kim Jang-woo did not surpass the Paris Olympic standard record (17.22m) during the record recognition period (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024), but he diligently accumulated ranking points to qualify.

Kim Jang-woo is likely to become the first Korean athlete to compete in the men’s triple jump at the Olympics in eight years since Kim Deok-hyeon did so in Rio de Janeiro in 2016. 카지노사이트

‘Korean warning signboard’ Choi Byung-kwang is set to compete in his third individual Olympics after Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2021.

48 athletes will compete in the men’s 20km race walk at the Paris Olympics.

Although Choi Byeong-gwang did not reach the standard record (1 hour 20 minutes 10 seconds), he consistently recorded times in the 1 hour 21 minute range, ranking 46th in ranking points.

Woo Sang-hyeok, who is aiming for a medal at the Paris Olympics, cleared 2.35m at the Diamond League Finals in September last year, winning and passing the Paris Olympic standard (2.33m), thus securing his place in Paris early on.

The final entry for the Paris Olympics athletics will be announced after the 8th.

South Korea is expected to send only three athletes to the Paris Olympics, the lowest number since the 1976 Montreal Games when no South Korean athletes competed. 토토사이트 추천

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